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Monthly Archives: October 2018
Evicting feral ponies, trophy-hunting feral goats. Who decides what goes where?
What should we be conserving? Which animals should be free to roam the British countryside; free to behave as naturally as they can. And who gets to decide? These questions have come to the fore once again in recent weeks, … Continue reading
Posted in commons, Fell Ponies, hunting, Natural England Tagged Cumbrian Fell Ponies, feral goats, Natural England, trophy hunting 3 Comments
Backwoodsmen out in force for Parliament farm debate
The long slow march of the new Agriculture Bill through Parliament continued last week, as Environment Secretary Michael Gove sought to reassure, indeed sooth, everyone’s concerns. Though Gove is a consummate schmoozer, mollifier and reassurer, satisfying the demands pressing on … Continue reading
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England’s Green and Pheasant Land?
Anyone visiting the countryside over the last few weeks will have noticed that, suddenly, pheasants are everywhere: Running into the road, or standing looking confused – they, at first, appear quite quaint and charming. Their sudden ubiquity, however, … Continue reading
The Green Transformation: Labour gets in a muddle about food security
Those who take even a passing interest in politics will know that the party conference season is upon us. The Lib Dems conference passed without more than a murmur and an ‘exotic spresm.’ And last week saw a surprisingly united … Continue reading