Badgers

Tuberculosis vaccine development for cattle should be a priority says Rob Marris MP

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From his questions asked in parliament, Rob Marris MP has discovered that the development of a tuberculosis vaccine for cattle has been sacrificed in favour of a costly compensation scheme for farmers. Since 1998 the government has paid out an

Badger Trust condemns decision to extend disastrous badger cull to 5 new areas of England

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The Badger Trust has condemned a decision by the government to expand badger culling to 5 new areas of the country (South Devon, North Devon, North Cornwall, South Herefordshire and West Dorset), despite the complete failure of the policy over

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

Campaigners protest against the Government’s plan to extend badger cull into Herefordshire.

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On Saturday the 21st November 2015 I joined hundreds of campaigners from all over England and Wales on the streets of Hereford to protest against the controversial badger cull and the Government’s proposals to extend it into Herefordshire in 2016.

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,

Birders Against Wildlife Crime set their sights on wildlife criminals.

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It is said that the United Kingdom is a nation of wildlife lovers.  It should then, come as no surprise that a new voluntary group is raising concerns about the lack of progress to eradicate wildlife crime in the UK

A vote for the Conservatives is a vote for the badger cull.

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In an attempt to secure the votes of the farming community, Environment Minister Liz Truss has pledged that badger culls will continue under a new Conservative led government after the May general election and that culling will form an integral

Slow down for badgers!

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Scottish Badgers, an independent Scottish charity, is urging motorists in Scotland to slow down for the sake of the badgers. Spring is on the way and wildlife all over the UK is looking forward warmer temperatures. Unfortunately late spring and early summer is also time