43 results for tag: bovine tb


Badger Trust Vaccination Project

Badger Trust want to support groups to vaccinate badgers across the country, preventing them from becoming infected with bovine Tb.

Badger Trust condemns continued culling as “Completely irrational’

UK’s leading naturalists and broadcasters Chris Packham and Steve Backshall agree. The Badger Trust has condemned the government’s decision to continue with the pilot badger culls in Gloucestershire and Somerset as ‘completely irrational’. “These culls were sold to the public as an experiment to see if free-shooting badgers was humane and effective,” says the Badger Trust’s CEO, Dominic Dyer, “and on both counts they have comprehensively failed.” The government's Independent Expert Panel (IEP) and now the British Veterinary Association (BVA) have condemned free shooting as 'inhumane' .  There was a failure to achieve the ...

Government advisors support Badger Trust High Court legal challenge

The Badger Trust has been granted permission by a judge for a Judicial Review challenge in the High Court against the DEFRA Secretary of State Owen Paterson and Natural England. The test case focuses on the Government’s highly controversial badger cull policy.

Badger Cull Petitions – Lancashire

Operation Badger (link here to find your own council petitions) is a fantastic initiative set up to bring about debates surrounding the badger cull at local authority level through the power of petitions. The aim is to ban badger culling on council land and encourage investment in vaccination across as much of the country as possible.

Stars sign up to save England’s badgers

Press Release - 14th August 2013 007, M, an Avenger, Prince Vultan, Judge John Deed, a Prime Minister and a lion-hearted lady unite to Battle for Badgers 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 and leading animal welfare and conservation groups to have signed a statement calling on the Government to stop the badger cull. In a plea for compassion, the signatories ask the Government for its policy of killing to be abandoned and replaced with more scientifically credible, humane and effective ...