The National Trust issues licences to hunts at various locations around the country. In 2020, following revelations from leaked Zoom webinars that trail hunting is nothing but a ‘smokescreen’, the Trust temporarily suspended all licences pending the ongoing police investigation and court case. This suspension remains in place — but now is the time to see it to be turned into a permanent ban; and you can help.
Once upon a time, largely rural human cultures valued foxes because they ate crop-ravishing mice. Mechanization condensed the amount of land needed for cultivation; technology provided pesticides to kill mice. Now country foxes, out-of-work and homeless, have emigrated to town, where they are again expected to earn their keep…
This autumn, I’m delighted to have been invited to become an honorary Wildlife Angel for the fantastic animal rescue centre and sanctuary; Pet Samaritans. Their Hedgehog Hospital runs all year round, and as hedgehog numbers continue to decline across Britain, they do everything they can to help them. We, the public, can also do our bit help hedgehogs as they prepare for hibernation (usually taking place November – March) and here are a few suggestions for how…
More than 70,000 healthy badgers will be shot this autumn, in the government’s largest ever seasonal cull. What’s more, the cull will result in the deaths of badgers which have been vaccinated by volunteers in government-funded programmes.
Africa is home to the most fearless animal! And it probably wouldn’t be in your top 20 suspects!
Big names in the conservation and acting worlds have starring roles in the new The Wind in the Willows trailer – helping to bring to life the 21st century threats facing the much-loved characters from Kenneth Grahame’s children’s classic.
This month, Danielle from NatureSpy shares a guest blog post about our very own garden visitor; the hedgehog, and how we can take steps to ensure these
June is possibly my favourite month. Aside from being my birthday month, it also means 30 Days Wild — a celebration of British wildlife! Every
I have a confession to make. For all my pride in living in London, I’m really a countryside kid. I don’t mean that I grew
In the age of information, where choice rules and diversity divides, finding and nurturing connections made over a mutual attitude towards a cause, is something