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Take Action on Badgers - Write to David Cameron
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, killing, badger cull, badgers, culling, bovine TB, agriculture, take action, David Cameron, England )

- 1840 days ago -
Despite opposition and no scientific basis, the Coalition Government has decided to conduct a pilot cull of badgers in England this year in a misguided attempt to solve the bovine TB crisis. Please write to PM David Cameron to express your opposition.
ACTION ALERT: Stop the Cull of Tasmanian Devils! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: tasmanian devils, endangered, disappearing illness, culling, cruelty, authorities )

- 1904 days ago -
Culling does not effectively control the contagious cancer threatening the Tasmanian devil, researchers of a new study suggests. In fact, cases exists where culling wild animals has made the problem worse.
Wolves Fall Prey to Canada's Rapacious Tar Sands Business
Animals  (tags: animals, wildlife, conservation, environment, wolves, caribous, culling, killing, tar sands, oil industry, habitat destruction )

- 2163 days ago -
Egged on by a rapacious oil industry, the federal government has chosen to scapegoat wolves for the decline of boreal caribou in a morally and scientifically bankrupt attempt to protect Canada's industrial sacred cow: the tar sands.
URGENT PETITION -Stop the Culling of Cape Towns Baboons
Animals  (tags: AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, BABOONS, PRIMATES, culling, protection )

- 2560 days ago -
Update (July 13, 2010) William of Scarborough is the first non-dispersing male to be killed under the new "raiding baboon" protocol. He was trapped and killed in secret without any public knowledge or input around the decision making.
Australia Calling - We Need Urgent Help to Stop Slaughter of 5000 Horses
Animals  (tags: australia, horse slaughter, long distance transport, culling )

- 2643 days ago -
WA government has ordered the round up of 5000 horses,including mares in foal, to be crammed into trucks and transported over 3000k across central Aust to be slaughered for meat. Follow link and see comments. Schedulled to start as early as next week.
ACTION ALERT: Heritage Brumbies Under Fire !!!
Animals  (tags: wild brumbies, australian wild horses, sent to knackeries, slaughtered, aerial shooting, culling, government, horse advocates, protection )

- 2708 days ago -
Wild populations of Brumbies in Australia have been either mismanaged or not managed at all for more than 100 years. Numbers need to be responsibly managed, but there is no 'quick fix'. Horrific methods such as aerially culling (shooting Brumbies as they
Elephant Culling Reflects the Complexity of Managing Wildlife Populations
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, elephants, culling, environment, habitat, protection, killing, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2790 days ago -
Please note that this is a layman's understanding based on a quick "reading" of two recent major reports and is clearly open to much discussion. The author is simply trying to get a simple overall understanding of managing elephant populations and to
Six Contentious Animal Culls in the News in December Are Small Compared to the USA's "Herd Retirement Program"
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, culling, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

- 2794 days ago -
A recent post on the culling of rabbits on Robin Island, prompted a quick look at news items on culling over the last month. This revealed a variety of motivations for culling, very different numbers culled and a range in the opposition to the culls.
Deer Culling in Westchester -- Rhetoric Vs. Reality
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, deer, culling, environment, death, killing, protection, wildlife, suffering, habitat, humans, wildanimals )

- 2918 days ago -
I recently received the email below from my colleague (and occasional guest-blogger), Vanessa Merton. I found the topic so interesting (and topical -- see the panther post below) and the email such a good read that I asked her if I could post it on the
Bound for the Knacker's Yard!
Animals  (tags: kaimanawa horsese, welfare trust, conservation authorities, culling, killing horse slaughter, wildanimals, endangered, protection )

- 3022 days ago -
More Kaimanawa horses are likely to be sent straight to the abattoir this year as the Conservation Department aims to reduce the herd size, a horse protection group says. Kaimanawa Wild Horse Welfare Trust chairman Elder Jenks said more than half of
Most of Us Support Roo Culls, Survey Finds
Animals  (tags: australia, wildlife, wild animals, kangaroos, culling, 76% support, endangered, extinction, humans, slaughter, protection )

- 3082 days ago -
Seventy-six per cent of Canberrans surveyed for the ACT Government support the killing of kangaroos in appropriate circumstances, mainly when the population is too high. The survey also found 19 per cent were unsure and 6 per cent were opposed to culling
Dog Cull Shocks Aussies in Bali
Animals  (tags: bali, animals, dogs, culling, rabies out break, AnimalCruelty, sadness )

- 3095 days ago -
Australians have been shocked to see stray dogs shot dead on a popular Bali beach as authorities try to contain a rabies outbreak blamed for at least eight human deaths. More than 2000 stray dogs have been culled since the rabies outbreak in early Sept
Plans Announced to Kill More Mountain Lions
Animals  (tags: nevada, wildlife, wild animals, big cats, mountain lions, culling, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, sadness, protection )

- 3108 days ago -
Nevada mountain lions: State wildlife officials have announced a plan to kill more mountain lions to help increase the deer population, a move criticized by animal advocates who say drought and development are more important factors in the decrease of dee
Wild-Horse Cull Unjustified, Aboriginal Leader Says
Animals  (tags: wild horses, BC goverment, aboriginal leaders, no to horse slaughter, culling, cruelty, Chilcotin, controversial )

- 3126 days ago -
An aboriginal leader says his people won't enter into agreements with the B.C. government for a continued cull of wild horses in the Chilcotin because the controversial program is not currently justified. Joe Alphonse, director of government services
Don't Meddle With Mother Nature: Conservation Plan to Cull Cats Backfires as Rabbits Overwhelm Australian Island
Animals  (tags: australia, wildlife, wild animals, feral cats, rabbits, sea birds, plan backfires, culling, protection )

- 3142 days ago -
It must have seemed like a good idea at the time - remove all the feral cats from a beautiful Australian island to save the native seabirds. But officials who eradicated the felines from Macquarie island are now facing a bill for £11million for causing

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