India urges diclofenac awareness to prevent vulture deaths
This article was originally published in Scrip
The Indian government has urged pharmaceutical firms to improve the labelling for diclofenac to stop its use in animals, and the knock-on effect this has on vultures which are in danger of becoming extinct because they eat diclofenac-tainted carcasses.
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