Although the Government has promised on several occasions to move away from badger culling to vaccination and other methods to control bovine TB, sadly the reality is that more areas have been licensed for culling, with larger targets for badgers to be killed. As the scientific evidence shows that bovine TB is primarily caused by […]
The Wildlife Trusts and RHS ask gardeners to help beetles after topsy turvy weather this spring Early June is considered by some entomologists to be ‘peak beetle’ season across the UK, when many species are out in force looking for a mate. Stag beetles are a classic example, with males locking their jaws and wrestling […]
New report calls on all parts of Government and local authorities to unlock the benefits of nature to society A new report from The Wildlife Trusts reveals how restoring nature – at a time when it has never been more degraded – can bring wide-ranging benefits to society, help reach net-negative carbon emissions and rebuild […]
Today the Government has published its response to the badger cull consultation held by Defra earlier this year. Sadly Defra have confirmed that they will continue to issue licences to cull badgers over the next five years, putting 130,000 animals at risk nationally. With the support of The Wildlife Trusts, over 39,000 people responded to […]
We are joining The Wildlife Trusts nationally in a call for people to respond to the Government’s badger cull consultation and request that cull licenses stop being issued immediately.
We need your help to persuade the Government not to approve a badger cull in Derbyshire this September.
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The Government’s independent Bovine TB Strategy Review has highlighted poor biosecurity and levels of cattle movement as key concerns in transmission of bTB.