In our first ever episode we discuss the upcoming Queen’s Speech and animal welfare legislation, the slaughter of badgers for the dairy industry, and electing the next Police and Crime Commissioners on May 6th. In our first ’60 Second Sell’ we flag up Skydancer Day (hosted by Chris Packham and Megan McCubbin) and raptor persecution on grouse moors. And in ‘Hero and Villain’ we praise the unnamed Manchester Hunt Saboteur almost left for dead by badger baiters, and pour scorn on Wayne LaPierre, head of the National Rifle Association, who took three goes to kill an elephant before his guide stepped in and finished the poor animal off.
- Dominic Dyer op-ed ‘Fox hunting – political poison for the Tory Party‘
- Skydancer Day with Chris Packham and Megan McCubbin
- Tackling raptor persecution – please read Raptor Persecution UK, consider supporting the RSPB Investigations Unit, please report any incidents to the police (or anonymously to Crimestoppers).
- Go Fund Me page for Manchester Hunt Saboteur left for dead by badger baiters
- Articles and podcasts on the ‘badger cull’ on The War on Wildlife Project
- Tackling the badger cull – please consider supporting Badger Trust or a local pro-badger Wildlife Trust.
- More information on Jonathan Seed, PCC candidate for Wiltshire, and PCC elections
- ‘Trail hunting’: The leaked Hunting Office webinars and the ‘smokescreen’ of so-called ‘trail hunting’
- Tackling illegal fox hunting – please consider supporting the Hunt Saboteurs Association or League Against Cruel Sports
Music excerpts from ‘The Old Timer’ by Tigerblood Jewel (on Epidemic Sound)
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