Leader for Nature Category

Stop the Badger Cull

Stop the flawed and failing Badger Cull Prof Rosie Woodroffe blows holes in the government rebuttal of Simon King OBE e-petion  Petition: End the badger cull instead of expanding to new areas The government responded to this petition when it received 10,000 signatures. Unfortunately, the government’s response was so inaccurate and ...read more →

Act for Nature

Act for Nature: Calls for new law to support recovery of nature and improve people’s wellbeing Charities are today challenging political parties to ‘act for nature’ by introducing new laws to restore nature and increase everyone’s access to it, not only for nature’s sake but also for the contribution it ...read more →

Dr Brian May master of Brock n Roll

Today’s news that Dr Brian May CBE has won the 2014 Observer Ethical Award alongside Peter Wilcox is just reward for Brian’s unwavering commitment to animal welfare issues. The 2013 badger culls in Gloucestershire and Somerset focussed attention on his work, but Brian is not a one issue rock star. Brian ...read more →

Do you know a nature visionary?

Tony Juniper first recipient of the Charles Rothschild and Miriam Rothschild Medal   Do you know a nature visionary? I you do The Wildlife Trusts would like to hear from you.  Nominations are open for Rothschild award which recognises taking action for nature The people who have made our lives richer in nature through ...read more →

Stars Sign Up to Save England’s Badgers

100 Scientists, vets, conservationists, land managers and stars Sign Up to Save England’s Badgers I am proud to add my signature as an earth-bound contribution. Sir Roger Moore, Dame Judi Dench, Joanna Lumley, Brian Blessed, Martin Shaw, Anthony Head and Virginia McKenna OBE  are among over one hundred celebrities, scientists, naturalists, veterinarians ...read more →

The call of the Re-wild

Doesn’t sound quite right does is it – the call of the re-wild?  It does to George Monbiot whose new book Feral  is making waves with wildlife conservation thinkers and farmers alike.  The Wildlife Trusts have a very good piece on this subject on their site. George’s thesis is simple; ...read more →