The role of dairy farming as a driver of the badger cull

In March, the government announced plans to overturn its promise to phase out the badger cull. Instead, they plan to reduce the badger population even further, continuing to scapegoat this majestic species whilst ignoring the...

Posted 02 May 2024

Breaking: Snares are banned in Scotland!

We are delighted to tell you that the Scottish Parliament has just voted in favour of banning snares under the Wildlife Management and Muirburn (Scotland) Bill.

Posted 21 Mar 2024

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Good news on snares in Scotland!

Yesterday, 7 February 2024, the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Affairs and Islands Committee met to discuss Stage 2 amendments to the Wildlife Management and Muirburn (Scotland) Bill.

Posted 08 Feb 2024

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Scotland is considering a ban on snares!

Within days of the ban on snares in Wales receiving Royal Assent, thus making it law, the Scottish Government has announced the launch of a Consultation on the use of snares in Scotland.

Posted 30 Aug 2023