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Hope you've read Badgered to Death? Plse save our cattle AND badgers! Debate Mon 27! #stopthecull

Hope you've read Badgered to Death? Plse save our cattle AND badgers! Debate Mon 27! #stopthecull

This year we could see over 20,000 badgers killed and this figure could rise to well over 100,000 by 2020. This widespread destruction could result in the extinction of badgers from wide areas of England. In the 46 years since I was born, Britain has become one of the most nature depleted countries in the world. More than one in ten of our native species are now threatened with extinction and many others have seen their populations plummet by two thirds since 1970. Deforestation, industrial farming, building development and climate change are having a hugely destructive impact on wildlife habitats across the nation. The fate of the badger has become a lightning rod issue about the future of our green and pleasant land and the wildlife that inhabits it. In Britain today despite being a protected species, thousands of badgers are illegally snared, gassed, shot, baited with d...

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