Tag "Badger cull"

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.