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Monadjem, A., Anderson, M.D., Piper, S.E. and Boshoff, A.F. (Eds). 2004. Vultures in The Vultures of Southern Africa - Quo Vadis?. Proceedings of a workshop on vulture research and conservation in southern Africa. Birds of Prey Working Group, Johannesburg


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In October 1997 a seminal workshop was held in Kimberley entitled 'Vultures in the 21st Century'.

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The aims of that workshop were to address two key questions: 1) Are vulture conservation activities appropriately planned, coordinated and executed? 2) Have the data collected on vultures been properly collated, analyzed, interpreted and published? As such, the workshop was viewed as providing a benchmark against which future efforts could be compared. A further outcome of that workshop was the drafting of a list of priority research and conservation activities. Seven years have passed since that workshop. The big question now is what has been achieved since then? How many of the priority actions have been implemented? Has the conservation status of any species improved during this time? Are there any new initiatives on the go? Basically, how successful have we been in studying and conserving vultures in the past seven years? To address these questions, a 'follow-up' workshop was held in Kimberley in April 2004. These proceedings are the outcome of that workshop.

Year: 2004

Type: Report

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