There is a painful truth about disease in the UK countryside. These diseases among farm animals cause death and financial loss on a huge scale. Chris Pitt, deputy director of policy, communications and campaigns at the League Against Cruel Sports, explains.
Darryl Cunnington, a former policeman and investigator for the charity League Against Cruel Sport, suffered a broken neck when attacked by men apparently engaged in preparing for illegal fox hunting. The attackers have been spared prison, reports BRENDAN MONTAGUE
ROGER SWAINE is the most recent recruit to the League Against Cruel Sports team of wildlife crime investigators and started in 2015. Just a year later he was attacked and his colleague left with a fractured neck. Roger explains here why he will continue to investigate illegal hunting
The impact of human behaviour on the environment is well documented but now it seems man has become an evolutionary force in the lives of female Scandinavian brown bears as they change parenting tactics to ward off hunters. CATHERINE HARTE reports
The League Against Cruel Sports argues the conviction of the head gamekeeper of the Buckminster Estate shows that hunts are 'still chasing and killing foxes in the British countryside'. They have asked the public to sign its petition against hunting. BRENDAN MONTAGUE reports
The huldufolk have disappeared from the Faroe Islands, and with them an ancient understanding of nature. They vanished when in the 1950s when the roads and the lights appeared. Now, the local community are coming to terms with further extinctions - and a threat to their own lives from coal pollution. BRENDAN MONTAGUE reviews The Islands and the Whales, out tomorrow.