Leading For Nature Category

No winners in badger cull vote

No winners in badger cull vote Yesterday I joined the Team Badger MP briefing session.  Mary Creagh MP and Caroline Lucas MP together with the Adrian Sanders MP, the sponsor of the Committee Room in which we met, and other Members of Parliament spoke about their reasons for voting against ...read more →

Farmers against the badger cull

Farmers against the badger cull Dear Ms Creagh, Re: Badger Friendly Farmers We are cattle farmers who are opposed to the badger cull so we are writing to thank you very much for securing the Opposition debate in the Commons on Wed. We are very concerned that the NFU purports ...read more →

England against the badger cull

  England against the badger cull The last time that I joined a public protest march was in 1969 when I was a newly hatched degree student of Zoology and Botany. That was until noon Saturday June 1st when I walked with thousands in the London Against The Cull  from ...read more →

European Parliament secures sustainable fisheries policy

BallanWrasse at Cathedral St. Abbs copyright Jim-Greenfield All the latest news from the Press Service of the European Parliament: votes, resolutions, debates, parliamentary committees and the plenary.   Gordon McGlone‘s insight: Great News; concerted pressure and support from the public has changed EU fishing policy for the good.   Joan ...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 →