It's been over a year since I last blogged on the issue of driven grouse shooting: since I last expressed a view on a subject that, as both a raptor lover and a pragmatist, deeply interests me. I would be delighted to say here that things have changed over the past year; that the brazen … Continue reading More of the same from the grouse industry
Alas, I have been uncharacteristically quiet on the issue of driven grouse shooting of late, though this does not mean I have not been keeping track of the proceedings. I watched the evidence session, the parliamentary debate, and have busied myself today reading through various outpourings associated with the government's decision not to ban the practice. … Continue reading The Grouse debate: some follow-up thoughts
Chris Packham is an inspiration to many young naturalists, myself included. His unique, highly intellectual, presenting style setting him apart from many other TV personalities, and his dedication when it comes to promoting the causes in which he believes, wholly admirable. He is, arguably, the face of Springwatch - the show which first propelled me … Continue reading Packham Bashing: An Assault on Freedom of Speech?