Gangs of thugs rampage through the countryside. Yet the police look the other way, and the government does nothing.
Category: hunting & the countryside
In Defence of Speciesism
Why might it be right to shoot deer, but not human beings?
Despite growing awareness, our government still allows landowners to help flood the homes of people living downstream.
Bullying and intimidation dominate the British countryside, as landowners and shooters assert their power.
Our national parks are ecological deserts, run for the benefit of a tiny minority. It’s time we reclaimed them.
The fake grassroots campaign run by grouse shooters is just one instance of the way democracy is being bypassed
How to eradicate grey squirrels without firing a shot – an astonishing tale of ecological restoration.
Breaking the Silence
It’s time to bring the Highland Spring south, and, like Scotland, introduce democracy to this quasi-feudal nation.
Will Scotland please get off its knees and challenge the people who claim to own it.
The Shooting Party
As the food queues lengthen, the government is giving our money to the super-rich.
How Natural England became the servant of the landed classes.
The Resurgent Aristocracy
Rural policy is once again the preserve of the elite, and wildlife and people suffer as a result.
The Estate We’re In
Thanks to an aristocratic minister, state spending is being used to support pheasant shoots and destroy birds of prey.
The wild boar cull should be halted, and we should stop confusing conservation with gardening.
The War Against Nature Resumes
As the new badger cull shows, we revert to irrational destruction as soon as our economic interests are threatened.
Class War on the Hoof
If we want a classless society, banning hunting might be a step towards it.
Canoes have a low impact on the environment, yet they are more restricted than cars.
Stirring up Hatred in the Countryside
The rich and powerful have started a new class war
Free at last
We get the right to roam, but a predatory landlord has been chosen to enforce it
The Hunters And The Hunted
It’s not just about fox-hunting: we must re-examine all aspects of our involvement with the natural world