Leading For Nature Category

Badger Vaccine Fund 2013

Badger Vaccine Fund 2013 Dear Gordon, Following a successful application cycle for badger vaccination in 2013/2014 and wider expressions of interest from wildlife and other organisations, Defra are pleased to announce that the Badger Vaccination Fund will be open for a second round of applications for new vaccination projects carrying out ...read more →

Government scientists’ ‘voices lost’

One of the UK’s most influential science communicators says some of the country’s best researchers are not being heard by the public, especially in times of crisis.  Government scientists’ ‘voices lost’   Gordon McGlone‘s insight: This is an important well reasoned piece; scientific freedom is being underminded whilst the public ...read more →

Badger friendly farmers – part two

I posted a copy of a letter to Mary Creagh MP  from Gloucestershire Farmers Dave and Gill Purser in my blog of June 4th.  They were not impressed to hear the minister David Heath’s reaction to their letter during Mary Creagh’s speech on Jume 5th.  Today, at their request, I have ...read more →

Government not in tune with Nature

Gannet copyright Gordon McGlone PhotoNatura Government is not in tune with Nature I grew up in Southampton in a working class family with no car, few books and no wildlife mentor.  I discovered the world around me for myself, clambering over rubble heaps looking for lizards or digging for rag ...read more →