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Badger cull: The ‘legal’ killings may have ended…

Guest post by Lawrie Phipps, Vice Chair, League Against Cruel Sports and avid birder: As the Badger Cull is ended in Gloucestershire (with Natural England saying apparently without irony that there simply weren’t enough badgers left to shoot to reach […]

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Mandarin Duck: Symbol of Love or of Animal Abuse?

The following article was posted on the Birds Korea website a few days ago. Its relevance may not be apparent at first, but pinioning (the maiming of

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Welfare and conservation organisations: staffed by heroes!

This short post was inspired by an exhausting but excellent day I just spent with the World Parrot Trust. It may come across as a bit over-wrought, but

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LACS: Pro-hunt myths exposed – Response to Flushing Exemption Amend

The League Against Cruel Sports has today written to all party leaders, ministers and shadow ministers in DEFRA to expose the reality behind recent calls to amend

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Melissa Bachmann: Poster girl for a global industry

If Melissa Bachman wanted to be famous - how else to promote 'Brand Bachman'? - posting a photo of herself smirking over the corpse of a dead lion,

Bird slaughter in Scotland and the Lebanon: spot the difference

Take a look at the two photos below. The UK shooting industry will tell anyone who listens that they show two totally different things - I'm not quoting

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Book Review: Britain’s Day-flying Moths (WildGuides)

Britain’s Day-flying Moths: A Field Guide to the Day-flying Moths of Britain and Ireland, September 2013

It's hard to believe now that just twenty or so years ago anyone

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Woodock: how’s the data being used?

Guest post by Lawrie Phipps, Vice Chair, League Against Cruel Sports and avid birder:

  • Is data neutral? Who owns data, and do you have a say over

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Jonny Rankin: Blackfish the Movie and the cruelty of captivity

Blackfish… I watched Blackfish last night. It was harrowing. I woke up in the middle of the night still thinking about it and trawling the web

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Is the badger cull burying even worse news?

Guest post by Lawrie Phipps, Vice Chair, League Against Cruel Sports and avid birder:

  • Politicians are adept at burying bad news, before the internet PR professionals would

  

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