All posts tagged animal welfare


The war on badgers starts today…

From tonight badgers, protected mammals, become targets in so-called ‘pilot cull zones’ in Somerset and Gloucestershire. 5000 of them will be killed in what Defra are claiming is a test to see whether shooting low-slung animals running around in the […]

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Conservative Animal Welfare Co-Chair / Blue Badger Founder Statement on the ‘Badger Cull’

While we at TN have politically very little in common with the Conservative Party and its members, we do believe that when it comes to sharing animal welfare


CAPS: Big cats look set to return to English circus

I've not yet worked out how to properly lift the html code from Captive Animals Protection Society emails (the formatting is embedded somewhere very tricky to get at

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‘Friends of the League’ – helping build a kinder Britain?

What's the time? It's time to end cruelty to animals in the name of sport...

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Jenny Hooper: Bolivian conservation – a Kickstarter project

Jennifer Hooper is a London based artist and photographer. Her work focuses on finding ways to promote environmental concerns/issues through art. Following time spent in Guatemala last year


Blackfish – the movie: opening in the UK on July 26th

My partner works for Whale and Dolphin Conservation (formerly WDCS) and yesterday she was present at a preview of Gabriela Cowperthwaite's powerful and searing documentary 'Blackfish',


Why the birder in me supports the League against Cruel Sports

This week I was elected onto the Board of Trustees of the League against Cruel Sports. I was asked a few months ago whether I'd be interested


Conservatives Against Fox Hunting event: 18 June 2013

The anti-hunting organisation Conservatives Against Fox Hunting hosted a highly successful parliamentary table discussion to provide a briefing for anti hunting Conservative MPs. The event, on 18th June

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Speaking out: short interviews from the London against the Badger Cull march

A Talking Naturally podcast recorded at the London against the Badger Cull march on June 1st 2013. Capturing the atmosphere of the march (hopefully anyway!) it includes


Remember, Gunmen not Marksmen will kill Badgers

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

  • What’s in a name? Quite a lot actually. Sometimes an accidental naming through


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