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Podcast: Checking in with Dominic Dyer, chief-executive Badger Trust

Here at The War on Wildlife Project we were thinking that as us campaigners, conservationists, and activists can’t get out to meet and see each other now, how about creating something to bring the conservation community together – everyone from individuals to grassroots organisations to larger charities – something that reminds us all that we’re still out there, still working, but that also shows the human side of things during this COVID-19 crisis. We could think of them as ‘check-ins’ – as in ‘checking-in to make sure we’re all okay’.

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Podcast: Dominic Dyer | Badger Cull Update March 2020

In 2018 the UK government commissioned Professor Sir Charles Godfray to conduct an independent review into its policy of culling badgers to control bovine tuberculosis or bTb and to achieve ‘Officially Bovine Tuberculosis Free’ status in England by 2038. The review took place during spring and summer 2018, was reported to Ministers in October that year, and a government response was – at last – published on the 5th of March this year, 2020. Charlie Moores talked with Dominic Dyer, chief executive Badger Trust, to discuss the headlines that were generated and ask whether we will be seeing the end of the badger cull anytime soon.

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Podcast: Dominic Dyer and Iain McGill | Badger Cull at the end of 2018

Hosted by Charlie Moores this is a conversation with two of the UK’s most knowledgeable campaigners against the badger cull – Dr Iain McGill who heads up the Brighton-based Prion Interest Group and Dominic Dyer chef-executive of the Badger Trust and author of ‘Badgered to Death – the People and Politics of the Badger Cull’. Charlie has covered the badger cull many times over the last few years, including on location in the field in the cull zones and at meetings and marches, but he has never heard badger activists talk in such openly scathing terms about the government, about deception. about negligence…except perhaps just a couple of weeks ago when Iain McGill gave an interview to the BBC in which he accused the government of telling, to quote, ‘bare-faced lies’ about the effectiveness of the cull.

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