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Vets respond to outrageous badger cull claims

In a recent letter to the Veterinary Record entitled ‘Bovine TB in the pilot badger cull zone in Gloucestershire’ (VR, February 21, 2015, vol 176, p 208), retired cattle vet Roger Blowey some farming colleagues, two of whom are Directors of Gloscon, the company licensed to conduct the pilot badger culls in Gloucestershire, reported dramatic […]…

Doing More for Wildlife

                            Born Free Foundation and Care for the Wild International Join Forces to Create a Winning Combination for Wildlife Today, the well-respected international wildlife charity, the Born Free Foundation announced an historic merger with Care for the Wild International to incorporate the Care […]…

Time for China to Stop Being a Pariah and Save the…

Time for China to Stop Being a Pariah and Save the Elephants – Ivory Protest Action for Elephants UK, with the support of wildlife charity Care for the Wild, is holding a peaceful public demonstration outside the Chinese Embassy in London on Saturday 24th January to call on the Chinese government to take urgent action […]…

Improved Testing of Infected Cattle Can Beat Btb �…

Improved Testing of Infected Cattle Can Beat Btb – Without Culling Badgers, Says New Research Badger culling will potentially reduce the number of bTB infected cattle by just 12 out of a herd of 15,000, according to new research. But reducing the interval at which the cattle are tested for bTB by just one month […]…

Dolphins Deserve More – ‘End Taiji Now’ Prot…

Dolphins Deserve More – ‘End Taiji Now’ Protest Comes to London Calls to end the controversial ‘dolphin drives’ in Taiji, Japan – in which hundreds of dolphins are slaughtered or captured for dolphinariums – will be renewed when a mass protest takes place in London on January 17th. Over a thousand people are expected to […]…

Prince William Attacks China on Ivory

Prince William Attacks China on Ivory Prince William is right to criticise the ivory trade, says Care for the WIld International, and shouldn’t be afraid to lay much of the blame at China’s door. The Prince was ‘risking a diplomatic incident’ by taking the stance, claim some newspapers, as he is set to condemn the […]…

Evidence Stacks Up Against Badger Cull

Evidence Stacks Up Against Badger Cull Defra Admits Only 6% of New TB Outbreaks Caused By Badgers, While TB Rates Continue to Drop Outside Cull Zones Continuing reductions in the rate of bovine TB (bTB) in the south west of England – outside the badger cull zones – have been revealed, alongside a bombshell from […]…

‘Badger Army’ Protest Comes to Winchester

‘Badger Army’ Protest Comes to Winchester A peaceful, family friendly protest against the government’s unpopular badger cull which has been taking place in Somerset and Gloucestershire, is taking place in Winchester on Saturday November 22nd. Organised by local resident Anna Dale and supported by national wildlife charities Care for the Wild and the Badger Trust, […]…

Our New Zoo Review Campaign Puts Animal Attraction…

Our New Zoo Review Campaign Puts Animal Attractions Under the Microscope Zoos, dolphinariums and animal attractions around the world are to be put under the microscope by a new initiative looking at animal welfare standards. Zoo Review, created by wildlife charity Care for the Wild’s RIGHT-tourism campaign, uses a series of measures to create an index against […]…

Leaked Badger Cull Costs Miss £3.5million Police …

Leaked Badger Cull Costs Miss £3.5million Police Price Tag Leaked figures from Defra published today have revealed the cost of the 2013 badger cull – but missed out £3.5 million spent on policing the operation. A report in the Daily Telegraph today says that each badger killed during last year’s cull cost £3000, with 1,879 […]…

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