June 2010
Raptors Conservation;2010, Issue 19, p3
Academic Journal
The article offers information related to conservation of raptors. The conference entitled "Bird Migration and Global Change: Movement ecology and conservation strategies" in Algeciras, Spain from March 17-20, 2010 discussed climate change and its effects on migration of birds. The Russian Raptor Research and Conservation Network (RRRCN) has been formed through the collaboration of various non-governmental organizations in Russia. Several events involving contraband of falcons are also reported.


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