More than 2,000 schoolchildren were treated to an upland educational experience during this year’s Let’s Learn Moor events. Talks and interactive presentations were provided by those who live and work in the uplands including gamekeepers, farmers, conservationists, local organisations and the emergency services. Now in its fifth year the project continues to offer local schools… Read more »
The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has described the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee inquiry into the Government’s Animals Abroad Bill as a ‘win for conservation’. The EFRA Select Committee’s inquiry announced today (2 July) that they will look at the government’s proposals on so-called ‘trophy hunting’ and whether the… Read more »
Would you be comfortable eating gene edited food?
Gary McFarlane, director of the Chartered Institute for Environmental Health in Northern Ireland, has warned MPs that delays caused by Brexit may cause a ‘risk to public health’. Speaking to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, McFarlane stated that criminals would be keeping a close eye on the situation, as it presents an… Read more »