Chip in to help the Badgers!

20 Aug 13

Two bits of good news about our campaign to stop the badger cull: it’s been postponed until 2013. And after a motion in parliament, MPs voted 147 to 24 to abandon the cull altogether. Our campaign is working – but badgers aren’t safe just yet....

Badgers update: Sad News

6 Jun 13

Yesterday MPs voted to continue the cull of badgers which started on Saturday. Mary Creagh MP’s motion to immediately end the killing was defeated by 49 votes. This is sad news for our badgers, especially when we know that the science behind it is shaky....

Urgent Badgers vote

5 Jun 13

It’s begun. The barbaric pilot cull of thousands of badgers started on Saturday. But there’s a spark of hope. Mary Creagh MP has called a vote in parliament on Wednesday. Although not legally binding, it could be our last chance. If we cause a big...

Badgers are back in danger

6 Feb 13

Badgers are back in the news – and back in danger. The government has confirmed that the badger cull will “definitely be going ahead this summer”. We knew the badger cull would be back on the agenda sooner or later. The autumn delay was just a...

Rethink the Badger Cull petition handed in

21 Sep 11

Since 38 Degrees members voted in July to launch a campaign to stop the government’s plans to kill thousands of England’s badgers, tens of thousands of 38 Degrees members have signed the massive petition. Together we’ve sent a strong message to to our politicians to halt...

Badger Cull – follow-up questions for Chief Vet

16 Sep 11

The government’s Chief Vet, Prof Nigel Gibbons, agreed to answer five follow-up questions about the badger cull plans. His response is below. The 38 Degrees office team read all the questions submitted and chose the five that seemed to best sum up some of the...