Tagged with badger cull

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 →

Ten questions about Public Safety and the Badger Cull

Gloucestershire Against Badger Shooting has raised ten questions about public safety and the badger cull. Public Safety in the 2014 Badger Cull: Just how safe are the public when… 1. New Guidelines allow lone shooters to operate without safety lookouts? 2. New Guidelines allow lone shooters using Night Vision to ...read more →

Badger Trust letter to Liz Truss MP

The Badger Trust asks Liz Truss MP Secretary of State for the Environment for an urgent meeting with to discuss the badger cull policy and the key findings of the Independent Expert Panel report into the safety, effectiveness and humaneness of the badger culls undertaken in 2013 21st July 2014 ...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 →

Gloucestershire badger cull fiasco writ large

The news that the Gloucestershire badger cull had missed its target was no surprise to those of us who did not believe that a farmer led free shooting programme could be a success.  Indeed, Lord Krebbs memorably referred to it as ‘this crazy scheme‘.  However the figures made public today ...read more →

Badger Vaccines five things your MP should know

Badger Vaccines five things your MP should know Badger vaccine is available and is use in England led by voluntary organisations that accept the scientific research of Chambers and Carter showing a protective effect on vaccinated uninfected badgers against bovine TB. Injectable BadgerBCG has been in use by conservation bodies ...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 →