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A year-long study of badger behavior has revealed more complex social networks than previously understood. The new research, published in Current Biology, suggests that any management tactics that disrupt these networks -- much like the lethal culls underway in Great Britain -- are more likely to facilitate the spread of TB rather than prevent it. As the evidence for non-lethal interventions accumulates, the British government blindly continues the culls. Sign below to end the killing.
Goal: 75,000 Progress: 59,600
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The UK government is moving forward with a badger cull to attempt to eradicate cases of bovine tuberculosis that have been affecting the badger population. Farmers are saying the badgers are infecting their cattle, and the government's response has been to simply shoot the badgers.

The government lacks sound scientific evidence to prove that killing the badgers would alleviate the tuberculosis problem. There is no reason to kill these badgers in this way, especially with vaccination trials underway.

Write to the UK's Prime Minister David Cameron asking him to halt all plans to kill the innocent badgers and find better ways to control the tuberculosis outbreak.

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Dear Prime Minister David Cameron:

I am writing to address the plight of badgers in the UK. Because many of them have come down with tuberculosis, the government is moving forward with a mass badger cull. However, there is has been no research that can support the fact that killing them is the most logical idea.

Before you move ahead with the badger cull, I urge you to come up with a solution to the tuberculosis outbreak that doesn't involve any loss of life.

Please do not allow any innocent badgers to be killed for frivolous reasons that don't yet have any base in science.

Thank you for your consideration.

Petition Signatures


Dec 3, 2016 KIM SCHROEDER
Dec 2, 2016 Kristen Witt
Dec 2, 2016 Penny Griffin-Correa
Dec 2, 2016 Laura Trondina
Dec 1, 2016 Lisa Petardi
Nov 30, 2016 Kara Piquet
Nov 30, 2016 Helen Johnson
Nov 30, 2016 Carla Gomes
Nov 25, 2016 Libby berman
Nov 23, 2016 Karen Richards This should not happen what gives humans the right to murder these badgers humans have diseases but they are not killed it's so wrong
Nov 21, 2016 Joyce Angleberger
Nov 21, 2016 Cara Ammon
Nov 21, 2016 Manuel Davila Rodriguez
Nov 20, 2016 Brian Tercha
Nov 20, 2016 Victoria Hall
Nov 20, 2016 Brenda Allen
Nov 20, 2016 Margaret Emersen-Rich
Nov 20, 2016 Murry Caetano
Nov 20, 2016 Kandy Rogers Leave animals alone!
Nov 20, 2016 Patricia Shaw
Nov 18, 2016 Victoria Berrueco
Nov 18, 2016 georgeta burca
Nov 18, 2016 Jeanette Fourie
Nov 17, 2016 Ria Dubrow
Nov 17, 2016 Kathleen Zoll
Nov 16, 2016 Caroline Andreasson
Nov 16, 2016 Catherine Chambers
Nov 15, 2016 Lisa Porter
Nov 15, 2016 Karen Colclough
Nov 15, 2016 Lucy Kelly
Nov 15, 2016 Janet Mitchell
Nov 14, 2016 Susan Dunfee
Nov 14, 2016 Ronald Letrent
Nov 14, 2016 Lynn Cruze
Nov 12, 2016 Ronnah Johnson
Nov 11, 2016 Cheryl Hurlburt Please find a better course of action!
Nov 11, 2016 Don Merrell
Nov 10, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Nov 9, 2016 Mariann Adcock
Nov 9, 2016 Sharon Rothe
Nov 9, 2016 Jo Beatty
Nov 8, 2016 Elaine Fischer
Nov 8, 2016 Joanne Cole
Nov 7, 2016 Patty Hart
Nov 7, 2016 Garo Kassabian
Nov 7, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Nov 7, 2016 Tracy Davis
Nov 7, 2016 susie daisley
Nov 7, 2016 Ingrid Heckl
Nov 7, 2016 joy ledingham For gods sake stop this cruelty.

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