Bullying and intimidation dominate the British countryside, as landowners and shooters assert their power. Read more.
Category: hunting & the countryside
Our national parks are ecological deserts, run for the benefit of a tiny minority. It’s time we reclaimed them. Read more.
The fake grassroots campaign run by grouse shooters is just one instance of the way democracy is being bypassed Read more.
How to eradicate grey squirrels without firing a shot – an astonishing tale of ecological restoration. Read more.
It’s time to bring the Highland Spring south, and, like Scotland, introduce democracy to this quasi-feudal nation. Read more.
Will Scotland please get off its knees and challenge the people who claim to own it. Read more.
As the food queues lengthen, the government is giving our money to the super-rich. Read more.
Rural policy is once again the preserve of the elite, and wildlife and people suffer as a result. Read more.
Thanks to an aristocratic minister, state spending is being used to support pheasant shoots and destroy birds of prey. Read more.
The wild boar cull should be halted, and we should stop confusing conservation with gardening. Read more.
As the new badger cull shows, we revert to irrational destruction as soon as our economic interests are threatened. Read more.
If we want a classless society, banning hunting might be a step towards it. Read more.
Canoes have a low impact on the environment, yet they are more restricted than cars. Read more.
We get the right to roam, but a predatory landlord has been chosen to enforce it Read more.
It’s not just about fox-hunting: we must re-examine all aspects of our involvement with the natural world Read more.
Why are we waiting for an official right to roam, when we can start walking now? Read more.