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Working with traditional healers to end vulture poaching

In West Africa, illegal trade in vultures’ parts for belief based use spells doom for these endangered birds. The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), BirdLife Partner is working with local traditional healers to create awareness on plant-based alternatives, as substitutes to vultures’ parts. By Joseph Onoja, Director, Technical Programmes Vulture populations on the African continent have plummeted catastrophically over the last …

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