The government’s plans to implement badger culls across the country are going to be reviewed in the High Court, due to a legal challenge presented by the Badger Trust.
Badger cull challenged
No evidence of hunting link to TB
Defra has dismissed allegations that hunts are linked to the spread of bovine tuberculosis.
Badger cull pilot going ahead
Badger culling will go ahead from 2012 in an attempt to combat the spread of bovine tuberculosis, environment secretary Caroline Spelman has announced.