Why we should care about independent monitoring of the badger cull

Dr Sarah Durant, Senior Research Fellow, Zoological Society of London (ZSL)
Independent monitoring allows us to assess how well governments are delivering on policies and use of public funds and thus to hold them to account. Given the many failures of last year’s government-designed, farmer-led badger culls, independent monitoring of this year’s culls is essential. ... Read the full article »

What price a badger?

Bertie Gregory What price a badger
So what’s a badger worth? Hard to say since badgers aren’t generally bought and sold in the market place – at least not legally. The ‘price’ set for every dead badger shot during last year’s pilot badger culls was just £30. This apparently was enough to cover the costs of […] ... Read the full article »

Wildlife Trusts badger cull infographic

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Bovine TB strategy for England launched

5 July 2013 | Badgergate
On 4th July, the Government announced radical new proposals for eradicating TB from England over the next 25 years along with a public consultation open to all that will run until 26th September. ... Read the full article »