Born Free responds to the King's Speech on 7th November 2023, which failed to fulfil longstanding government promises for nature and animal welfare.
Born Free’s Rescue & Care Coordinator, Tarnya Knight, explains why bonfires can be harmful to hedgehogs, and how anyone planning a bonfire can reduce the risk of hurting one of the UK’s most iconic species.
Plans by Northern Ireland’s Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) to introduce an English style badger cull in efforts to control bovine TB in cattle, have been thrown out by the High Court in a judgement released on 25th October.
Figures reveal a further 24,000 badgers could be killed under licence in the remainder of this year.
Born Free staff and supporters joined colleagues and friends from animal welfare groups to lobby MPs in Westminster to bring an immediate end to badger culling.
Born Free to join colleagues at the Time for Change Coalition’s launch event in London.
New Born Free-backed report highlights failings to protect and improve animal welfare in the UK.
Care about badgers? Join us to lobby your MP to end the badger cull.
Born Free’s Head of Policy, Dr Mark Jones, has co-authored a report which investigates and challenges the Government’s claims that it is phasing out badger culling.
We don’t just rescue lions, tigers and bears. It’s Hedgehog Awareness Week and the perfect time to celebrate the wonderful wild animals on our doorstep.