Over a third of Indian pharmacies continue to sell diclofenac to livestock farmers. Manufacture and sale of this drug for veterinary use has been banned in India since 2006 because of its toxicity to critically endangered vultures. But farmers are still illegally purchasing human diclofenac to treat their cattle. Diclofenac was held responsible for bringing...
DANGPLAT, Cambodia (AP) — A wake of vultures perches on the bare branches of a towering tree, dark shapes silhouetted against a pale sky, sharp beaks and talons ready to tear apart a dead cow laid out in a Cambodian jungle clearing. This manmade “vulture restaurant” is part of efforts across Asia to save the...
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