Gloucestershire Against Badger Shooting has raised ten questions about public safety and the badger cull. Public Safety in the 2014 Badger Cull: Just how safe are the public when… 1. New Guidelines allow lone shooters to operate without safety lookouts? 2. New Guidelines allow lone shooters using Night Vision to ...read more →
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A clean and healthy environment is not a luxury but a right and our moral obligation to fulfill for our children. Children of all colors need a safe and healthy world in which to “live, work and play.”… Source: www.huffingtonpost.com The environment isn’t green – it is all the colours ...read more →
James Griffiths, of Tibberton, Gloucestershire, claimed his dairy herd was free of TB for the first time since 2004 because badgers carrying the disease had been killed in his area during culls. Source: www.dailymail.co.uk Headline should have read:- “Badger cull coincided with end of my 11-year bovine TB nightmare”. A ...read more →
FARMERS are determined to commence badger culling in new areas this autumn, NFU president Meurig Ryamond has insisted, after Liz Truss confirmed Conservative support for further roll out Source: www.farmersguardian.com Rural myth over peer-reviewed science; that’s the NFU way.
Forum for business leaders not met for two years Source: www.mrw.co.uk The necessary global scale and extreme urgency of initiatives for human future sustainability has yet to penetrate the thick craniums of too many plodding ‘business as usual’ corporate Neanderthals.
Environment secretary tells National Farmers Union conference the policy to halt spread of bovine TB will be rolled out despite criticism of pilot culls Source: www.theguardian.com A conservative government would role out further culls and the NFU is ready to go.
Environmental concerns have pushed one flagship dam project to the brink of cancellation but a ‘gold rush on the rivers’ of south-east Europe puts these unique ecosystems and their wildlife, including the critically endangered Balkan lynx, in jeopardy Source: www.theguardian.com Nature taken for granted once again:- “What we have here ...read more →
Data complied by vets in the pilot badger cull areas has suggested a dramatic reduction in cases of bovine TB since culling began. Information from two vet Source: www.fwi.co.uk This is a data set collected under veterinary practice conditions, from a small sample of farms. It is not a statistically ...read more →
We believe that advanced engineering has a critical role to play in meeting the environmental and societal challenges the world faces. With our customer at its heart, our strategy will Source: www.rolls-royce.com Sustainability is creeping into corporate literature. How much is pious compliance and how much ambitious paradigm change? Profit ...read more →
A year after plans to build a cycle track on a nature reserve were halted by the High Court, a council says it cannot afford to redevelop the land. Source: www.bbc.co.uk Well done to Derbyshire Wildlife Trust in holding the council to account for work that it should not have ...read more →
In the second of a two-part debate, Dr Jeremy Leggett, author of The Energy of Nations and Entrepreneur of the Year at the New Energy Awards, makes the case against a technology that’s been presented as a rich new source for fossil fuel. Source: www.oxfordtoday.ox.ac.uk Not so much scraping the ...read more →