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Badger cull myths exposed in new report

Ill-fated Government pilots could start today On the eve of a potentially devastating badger cull, Team Badger has published a report exposing the badger cull myths which underpin these misguided plans. Team Badger’s ‘Mythbusters Report’ has been published to correct … Continue reading

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It’s now or never for badgers, says RSPCA over proposed badger cull

The RSPCA is urging action over the proposed badger cull to prevent the killing of thousands of badgers in England. The Westminster Government’s potentially devastating cull of badgers is set to start in less than three months, despite overwhelming scientific, … Continue reading

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RSPCA outraged after badger cull announced for summer 2013

The RSPCA is outraged that the Government has ignored public, parliamentary, EU Commission and scientific opinion and announced that it will be going ahead with plans for a badger cull this summer. Plans for these pilot culls had been due … Continue reading

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RSPCA demands government action after vote to scrap badger cull plans

The RSPCA is delighted that a resounding majority of MPs of all parties today voted to scrap plans for badger culling. We now demand that the Government listens and acts on this loud and clear message from MPs, which reflects … Continue reading

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Delight at news that the badger cull 2012 has been put on hold

This follows growing public, scientific and political opposition to the plans to shoot badgers. A record number of signatures were gathered against the badger cull 2012 in the Number 10 e-petition in just two weeks. This number has now grown … Continue reading

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Badger Cull Debate: Will the badgers’ voices finally be heard?

RSPCA welcomes news of a badger cull debate in House of Commons: “We are delighted the overwhelming message from the public has finally been heard and there will be a debate about the badger cull in parliament.” MPs will be … Continue reading

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Wild about Britain on World Animal Day

Hedgehogs, badgers and foxes are the most ‘British’ of our wild mammals, according to a new survey commissioned for World Animal Day and aimed at getting budding writers in the mood for a new RSPCA short story competition. The questionnaire … Continue reading

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