Badger Action News
Despite widespread opposition from both scientists and the general public, the fourth year of the badger cull saw seven new licenses issued in August 2016. Ten areas were licensed for culling, with Herefordshire, Cornwall and Devon added to Gloucestershire, Somerset and Dorset.
In order to effectively oppose the cull it is necessary to understand the organisations, individuals, motivations and politics driving the cull. See our report about what’s going on inside the cull zones.
- "Fake science used to justify badger culls" claims Prof Rosie Woodroffe. https://t.co/tU1XTrZ3uF 2 weeks ago
- RT @NualaBugeye: Love wildlife? There's only one way to halt the Tory's cruel & unscientific #badgercull = vote the #ToriesOut… https://t.co/xj0IZwhi7L 2 weeks ago
- RT @dpcarrington: #LabourManifesto says "We will cease the #badgercull, which spreads bovine TB" https://t.co/HPYjVUhY1Z 2 weeks ago
- RT @emeliobedelio: For the #badgers. Let's not forget them #stopthecull https://t.co/Y1b8VRKixv 27th May https://t.co/BnJCahPERU 2 weeks ago
The Labour Party commit to ending the badger cull if they get into power.
Contaminated pasture, slurry and manure should be managed as infectious
Wounded Badger Patrols want you
Opposition in the field was immediate