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See stars during National Marine Week

See starfish during National Marine Week Common Brittlestar (c) Paul Naylor    Hollywood may have its ‘Walk of Fame’ but the real stars of the show this summer are to be spotted around the UK coast during The Wildlife Trusts’ National Marine Week (26 Jul – 10 Aug). A shoal of events is on ...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 →

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 →

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 →