Issue Date: May 8, 2012
The governments of four South Asian countries have decided to work together to save critically endangered species of vultures of the region. Representatives of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal adopted a regional declaration on May 4, under which they pledged to strengthen regional cooperation to promote vulture breeding and reintroduction programmes. Strengthening of monitoring and research in vulture population and stringent measures to remove toxic vulture-killing drugs from the environment are also included in the declaration document.
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