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Badger cull ineffective and with health & safety issues!

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has given the go-ahead for badgers to be shot in the two pilot areas of west Somerset and west Gloucestershire, for a six-week period…

But the shadow environment secretary, Mary Creagh, said that 250,000 people … including many eminent scientists, were opposing the cull…

Creagh says: “The government’s own analysis says that it will cost more than it saves, put a huge strain on police given the expected protests, and will spread bovine TB in the short term as badgers are disrupted by the shooting.” Continue reading