Africa´s Vulture Crisis

African White-backed Vulture-Maasai Mara, Kenya

Africa is facing a very serious vulture crisis. All of the eight species of vultures from the continent are declining at a rapid pace. It could be that vultures are ready to be included in the list of critically endangered species. In an excellent article in Earth Touch, Jason Goldman, explains the reason for their decline and draws attention to the need to protect this emblematic African species. Full article.