Implement in situ conservation actions for the important vulture colonies in Maharashtra's Konkan region. Undertake an integrated communication campaign to promote non-toxic alternatives to veterinary drugs harmful to vultures. Pilot an award program for "diclofenac-free villages." Systematize a compensation mechanism for coconut grove owners who volunteer to protect vulture nests, and link to private companies and individuals for long-term sponsorship.
Strategic Direction:2 Improve the conservation of globally threatened species through systematic conservation planning and action