All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘bovine tuberculosis’

Badger Cull Divides UK Communities

In the UK, The Government’s decision to begin culling badgers across a swathe of Somerset and Gloucestershire in an attempt to stem the spread of bovine TB has left communities deeply divided. On one side are those, like Miss Brumby and her fellow members of the Somerset Badger Patrol, determined to do what they can to disrupt the cull. “We’re …

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Badger Cull: Pilot Efforts Begin in UK

The BBC is reporting around 5000 badgers are expected to be shot in the controversial badger cull, an effort which is intended to halt the spread of bovine tuberculosis in Great Britain. Many farmers are in favor of the efforts to help protect their beef, but just as many remain unconvinced. A letter from the National Farmers’ Union’s president, Peter …

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