Posts From wildtalkadmin

Conservative Government in denial as the Badger Army gears up for a busy year.

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The Badger Army is a growing group of volunteers from all over the UK that have come together in protest against the Conservative Government’s badger cull. Over the past two years the campaigners have organised 31 protest marches, surveyed for

35,778 bats recorded during 2016 Nietoperek bat census!

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On Saturday 09 January 2016 an international team of 67 bat workers from Poland, Great Britain, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Sweden and Malta gathered in the system of underground tunnels, corridors and rooms of the Miedzyrzecki Fortified Front (MFF) near Lubuskie

Rhino Dog Squad – Meet the rhinos’ new best friends

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Made up of handler and dog teams, the Rhino Dog Squad plays a vital role in protecting rhinos across four wildlife conservancies in Kenya; Ol Jogi, Ol Pejeta, Lewa and Borana Conservancies. (Scoll down for film) The two breeds used

New film released about the 2014 bird of prey mass poisoning on the Black Isle in Scotland

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(Scroll down for film) In 2014, 22 birds of prey including 16 red kites were found dead in one small area of the Black Isle in the north of Scotland. It was the largest number of raptors suspected of being

Hedgehog sightings in Staffordshire are providing valuable information

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Staffordshire’s leading nature conservation charity has received almost 130 records of hedgehog sightings since launching a campaign to raise awareness of their plight one month ago. In September, Staffordshire Wildlife Trust launched ‘The Last Hedgehog in Staffordshire?’ campaign which has

A night with the trolls on the Isle of Rum

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Jim Manthorpe is a wildlife cameraman and writer living on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands. Recent work a has included BBC Springwatch and Winterwatch and Highlands – Scotland’s Wild Heart (Maramedia for the BBC) due to air in 2016

Hen Harrier Day 2015 film with Chris Packham and Dr Mark Avery.

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Here is a link to the Hen Harrier Day 2015 film with Chris Packham, Dr Mark Avery, RSPB, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust and hundreds of supporters in the Peak District recorded on Sunday 9 August 2015. It has a good overview

Vets call for halt to badger cull in open letter to English Nature

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English Nature’s decision to licence England’s badger cull has no scientific basis, says Iain McGill and 26 other distinguished vets in an  open letter to EN’s Chief Scientist. This Open Letter was sent to Natural England Chief Scientist Professor Tim Hill,

RSPB Press Release: RSPB Scotland appeal after rare raptor shot dead in south-west

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RSPB Scotland have today issued an appeal for information after post mortem results confirmed that a hen harrier found dead on a grouse moor in south-west Scotland in late April had been illegally shot. The young female harrier, named “Annie”

There are only three days left for you to take action to protect Europe’s nature laws!

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The EU Nature Directives and the species and habitats they protect are under threat. Natura 2000 is a network of nature protection areas across the EU including over 800 sites in the UK such as the Cairngorms in Scotland, Meirionydd