A trial to give Bovine TB vaccines to badgers will expand after it was deemed a success by scientists in Cornwall. Source: www.bbc.co.uk This is a well founded, scientifically designed example of leadership. Rosie Woodroffe has used all of her research and field experience to get a large scale badger ...read more →
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The NI Badger Group has issued a statement on Bovine TB and culling and has attacked “scaremongering” about Bovine TB. Peter Clarke, coordinator for the Source: www.downnews.co.uk Despite assertions from farmers, vote hungry politicians and one biased vet, the badger cull pilots in Gloucestershire and Somerset have not been proven ...read more →
Brian May says scientific expert opinion is missing from debates in parliament. Source: www.ibtimes.co.uk Politics and science are not natural bedfellows in the current UK Parliament. Evidence based decisions have been dumped in favour of shire politicians playing to the rural land managing vote.
A multinational team surveys the status of all Arctic marine mammals, including whales, walruses, seals and polar bears. The report is a first effort to assess the status of 78 subpopulations and recommend measures to protect these species under climate change. Source: www.sciencedaily.com Sound knowledge of the status of species ...read more →
Today, it was announced in the budget that the British government intends to create the world’s largest marine reserve around Pitcairn in the Pacific. BLUE has released a report to provide us with a deeper insight into the fight behind creating this unique marine reserve. Source: www.superyachts.com Good News for ...read more →
Bovine TB has been found in the herd belonging to the chairman of the Animal Health and Welfare Board for England (AHWBE). Michael Seals said one of his ei Source: www.fwi.co.uk Bovine TB has hit one of the men working hard to secure a disease free national herd.
Trust has followed up its meeting with the Secretary of State Liz Truss with a letter stressing the increased levels badger crime. Source: badgertrust.org.uk The Badger Trust has followed up its meeting with the Secretary of State Liz Truss with a letter stressing the increased levels badger crime. “Badger Cull ...read more →
Consumers are facing information overload. Tapping into people’s values and sharing positive messages will help connect over sustainability Source: www.theguardian.com The marketing industry is well behind the sustainability curve. It’s not about greenwash it’s about immersing consumers in honest open dialogue; moving to sustainability will be tough and difficult. Getting ...read more →
The Bay of Bengal region will undergo a dire and drastic transformation unless urgent action is taken to deal with the disastrous effects of global warming, climate change experts have warned. Source: economictimes.indiatimes.com Just how many warnings about the impending global disasters that will be the consequence of global climate ...read more →
THE Labour Party has claimed it would make savings of £122.5 million over the course of the next Parliamet by scrapping the current Government’s badger cull policy. Source: www.farmersguardian.com Culling badgers is not cheap, or popular. Continuing the cull policy will test conservative election candidates sorely.