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Brexit, Henry VIII, and a real threat to our environment

I’ve largely stayed off politics on the blog the past few months but today, a week after the Article 50 notification and the ‘triggering’ of Brexit, it seems timely to raise an ongoing threat to our natural world this poses.

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UPDATED – The latest government-led threats to UK nature

In May last year, a report concluded that the UK was one of the worst countries in the EU when it came to protecting wildlife sites. I missed this at the time, but it came up again recently in light … Continue reading

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The badger cull – a genuine national disgrace

Yes, I’m afraid with weary heart we return to the subject of the ongoing badger cull. Having pulled punches in most cases up to now, it’s time to start calling this for what it is: a National disgrace. I generally try … Continue reading

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