Over 150 People in Northern Ireland Actively Involved in Cruel Act of Animal Baiting

Over 150 People in Northern Ireland Actively Involved in Cruel Act of Animal Baiting

The Ulster Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (USPCA) found that there are over 150 people actively involved in animal baiting in Northern Ireland. The organization told BBC Spotlight that there could be up to 14,000 cases of badger baiting in Northern Ireland each year. Baiting is deliberately setting up fights between hunting […]

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Southeast Asia’s big cats like their prey rare — as in really elusive

Southeast Asia’s big cats like their prey rare — as in really elusive

Tigers and clouded leopards are two of Southeast Asia’s most threatened and enigmatic big cat species. With the numbers of both in sharp decline across the region, leaving their remaining populations small and fragmented, it’s unsurprising that scientists know very little about basic things — such as what they eat. But now, a new study […]

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Man Pleads Guilty After Recording and Laughing at His Dogs Ripping Apart Wild Animals

Man Pleads Guilty After Recording and Laughing at His Dogs Ripping Apart Wild Animals

A man pled guilty to multiple charges after recording his dogs ripping apart wild animals in what the Scottish SPCA calls the ‘worst’ videos they’ve ever seen. Unfortunately, dog fighting and hunting are still widely practiced, despite them being incredibly cruel. Callum Muir pled guilty to multiple charges after his home was raided by police, […]

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‘Killing for fun’: Inside the sick world of badger baiting as bloodsport surges across Greater Manchester beauty spots

‘Killing for fun’: Inside the sick world of badger baiting as bloodsport surges across Greater Manchester beauty spots

Badger baiting. A cruel sport where badgers are terrorised, hunted and killed. Increasing cases of badger baiting are causing untold damage to our wildlife, with hundreds of badgers being killed every year. A year ago, on April 28 2021, a volunteer was brutally attacked with spades by a gang of five thugs who were digging […]

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5,000 more badgers killed than authorized after cull zones expanded without public consultation

5,000 more badgers killed than authorized after cull zones expanded without public consultation

Conservationists claim that badger cull areas were enlarged secretly and without consultation in England last year, resulting in a spike in mortality. Up to 5,000 additional animals may have been slaughtered, which is the equivalent of adding an entire new cull zone to the cull zone. And now, through Monday, Natural England, the government’s nature […]

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The potential of nature: Halting wildlife decline will also protect 750,000 jobs, says MP

The potential of nature: Halting wildlife decline will also protect 750,000 jobs, says MP

Crawley MP Henry Smith, a member of the Conservative Environment Network, said the Environment Bill going through Parliament does not set a legal deadline for halting wildlife declines. He also pointed out the natural environment supports nearly 750,000 jobs and more than £27 billion of the country’s economic output. Mr Smith said strong action is […]

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