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Risks for the future
Vultures in the colony now reproduce every year, and we have high hopes for
We have taken a great step forward in assessing the risks in how we manage
the natural environment, and the intrinsic value of retaining a given species.
The main factor of mortality stems from accidents on overhead power lines.
This colony of vultures has always been closely dependent on human society,
and it will inevitably continue to rely on us. If the herds of animals disappeared,
if woodland was allowed to cover the Causses, or if disturbances and accidents
became too critical, the colony could die out once again.