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28 November 2012

Valuable vultures

Vultures aren't cute and cuddly, but these characterful birds deserve protection too.

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Vultures don't top most "fave wildlife" lists, but these characterful birds deserve protection too.

They play a vital, if unglamorous role scavenging carcasses, yet face serious threats such as poisoning, power line collisons and habitat loss.

A straightforward way to help is to buy the latest Woolworths reusable bag, which features them: R10 per bag sold goes to reputable vulture conservation efforts.

- Olivia Rose-Innes, EnviroHealth Editor, Health24, November 2012

Got a good green or event tip to share? Email me at oroseinn@sa.24.com or post on the EnviroHealth Forum- if it's a planet-saver, we'll publish it.

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