Monthly Archives: March 2011
On 28th March 2011, Care for the Wild International joined other members of the Badger Protection League to hand in a petition at Downing Street, as part of the effort to persuade the Westminster Government not to reintroduce badger culling … Continue reading
New Zealand’s Maui’s dolphins finally got protection they so desperately need, with the announcement that fishing restrictions agreed in 2008 have been confirmed. Fisheries minister Phil Heatley announced on 18th March that a ban on set netting and trawl fishing … Continue reading
Now that Spring has arrived, we are delighted to bring you another edition of Care for the Wild Times, packed full of news and some exciting plans for the year ahead!
Despite Laos being one of the signatories at last year’s Global Tiger Summit, a new road project is to run through the country’s last tiger habitat. In its National Tiger Action Plan, Laos called for a core zone in the … Continue reading
On 9th March, the Welsh Assembly’s Minister for Rural Affairs Elin Jones announced plans for a government-led slaughter of badgers in a so-called “Intensive Action Area” of West Wales, through the introduction of the Badger (Control Area) (Wales) Order 2011. … Continue reading
The process of transposing the new EU Directive on Animal Experiments into UK law could result in lower standards. More than 80% of animals used in laboratory tests in the EU are rodents and rabbits. However, a range of other … Continue reading
Every year thousands of British wild animals are injured or killed as a consequence of human activities. Care for the Wild International (CWI) is asking you to help some of these victims to return to the wild this Spring. CWI … Continue reading