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The death of Badger 41

The independent experts’ report on the 2013 badger culls confirms that free shooting as practiced in the culls was not a humane method of killing badgers. The story of Badger 41 illustrates why. ... Read the full article »

A Tale of Blue Bigots and Green Blobs

It’s a while since we’ve read anything in the news quite as entertaining as Owen Paterson’s recent tirade against the ‘Green Blob’ (the one wot done him in). ... Read the full article »

Revelations from the Somerset badger cull zone

The 2013 pilot badger culls were an abject failure on many counts – effectiveness, humaneness and cost. Yet the Government still intends to pursue this risky and expensive policy. ... Read the full article »

The grim reality of free-shooting badgers

It’s clear Badger 200 died painfully. While we don’t know how many more badgers suffered similar or worse fates, Badger 200 was not an exception. ... Read the full article »

The Bristol Badger March

The Bristol Badger March was the latest in a series of marches organized by Dominic Dyer from Care for the Wild with support from many others. More marches are planned for 2014. If you’s like one held in your town, just get in touch with Care for the Wild. ... Read the full article »

Walking For Badgers: the Somerset Badger Patrols

Joining the night patrols organised by Somerset Badger Patrol or Gloucestershire Against Badger Shooting is one legal way to register your protest against the badger cull. ... Read the full article »

Nightwalking in Somerset

The Somerset Badger Group’s Nightwalks are a peaceful way of demonstrating against the badger cull. Some 200 people joined the last walk on 8th June including a member of Badgergate. ... Read the full article »

Wind in the Willows

Wind in the Willows certainly changed public perceptions of wild animals in the early 20th century, but is that really why so many people oppose badger culling today? ... Read the full article »

Time for Badgers

Last week’s Time for Badgers event at Secret World was another opportunity for people of all ages, backgrounds and interests to express their deep concerns about the badger cull. ... Read the full article »