A decision has been made to carry out a badger cull in Dorset, despite culls in Somerset and Gloucestershire so far showing to be both ineffective and inhumane, and as a result, a failure. This disastrous decision flies in the face of scientific evidence, public opinion and the wishes of parliament. This announcement from DEFRA … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Politics
Hands Off the Ban!
On Wednesday 15th July the UK government is allowing a free vote on whether to repeal the Hunting Act. MPs will be voting on whether to let a pack of dogs “flush out” foxes, rather than just the two allowed now. This is a tactical amendment and is an underhand way of repealing Labour’s 2004 … Continue reading
Mindful Monday #11. Rally For Nature!
Our nature is declining but despite this being well-documented, nature still remains low on the political agenda. Love Nature? Feeling worried? Me too. Tuesday 9th December – Rally For Nature in London. The RSPB, Wildlife Trusts, League Against Cruel Sports and Dr Mark Avery – supported by Butterfly Conservation, Ramblers and the Mammal Society – … Continue reading
Mindful Monday #2. Make Yourself Heard!
There are many issues in the big wide world of conservation, that without your support, would not get a hint of recognition. So how can you speak up for nature and make yourself heard? Join a campaign! The more people that share and show their support for environmental issues, the more likely it is for … Continue reading