New Conservation Biology paper
freely accessible online.
We’d like to draw your attention to a study published online in PLoS Biology, entitled "Removing the Threat of Diclofenac to Critically Endangered Asian Vultures" by Rhys Green (University of Cambridge) and colleagues. Please feel free to read, share, print and use this article anyway you wish all at no charge thanks to open-access publishing.
This study reveals that the anti-inflammatory drug meloxicam is less toxic to endangered Gyps vultures than diclofenac and, if used as an alternative, could potentially reverse the catastrophic decline of these species in South Asia.
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