CRIMES against wildlife in north Derbyshire have reached an “all-time high” after it was revealed police are investigating the shooting of a badger. Detectives are examining an… Source: www.derbytelegraph.co.uk I am more convinced of an association between the escalating number of badger crimes and DEFRA support for badger culls than ...read more →
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As California suffers a record drought, local residents and activists took a stand to Nestlé to stop its guzzling of California’s water for profit Source: www.intellihub.com
The badger cull in Gloucestershire was a “disaster”, according to shadow farming minister Huw Irranca-Davies. Mr Irranca-Davies visited Gloucester today to speak to people about Labour’s… Source: www.gloucestercitizen.co.uk Yes a disaster in its conception, execution and total lack of scientific data gathering.
May calls for ‘colourblind’ voting and continues his Common Decency project Source: www.nme.com That sums it up nicely.
Organic farmer Charles Mann, aroused by The Ecologist’s anti-cull stance, makes an evidence-based case for culling badgers in areas of high TB incidence – together with other measures including enhanced testing in apparently ‘low risk’ areas that present a high risk of disease spread. Source: www.theecologist.org Charles Mann writes clearly ...read more →
Equilibrium Capital invests in green businesses to bring in greenbacks. Source: www.entrepreneur.com Sustainability, in its deeper sense, not environmental management will be the core consideration for successful future corporate growth. It will require tough discipline that must address the more difficult natural capital and social justice challenges.
The arrival of a 95-metre long fishing and freezer trawler in Western Australia reignites debate over the environmental hazards large vessels pose to marine life. Source: www.abc.net.au Big , shiny and deadly; industrial scale trawling takes no prisoners and may cause huge disruption to marine life.
Rural communities could play an important role in deciding the outcome of such a tight election. So which issues are likely to be the major debating points for parties hoping to win votes in rural areas? Source: www.bbc.co.uk The shire constituencies will be an important battle ground in the election.
Just 17% of England’s rivers are judged to be in good health, according to “shocking” figures Source: www.bbc.co.uk Our rivers are in a poor state and inadequate remediation work is underway to tackle the problem. Moreover chronic problems relating to agricutural run off, river channel barriers and soil erosion remain ...read more →
CORVALLIS, Ore. — Marine ecologist Jane Lubchenco of Oregon State University will share a $200,000 award for leadership in conservation and sustainability policy. The Corvallis Gazette-Times reports that she is a co-winner of the 2015 Tyler Prize, a top honor in environmental science, environmental health and energy. The other winner ...read more →