Day: February 18, 2020

ALF: we have eyes everywhere

 

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13th February in Kent south East UK

Little Oakhurst in Kent, UK, was visited once again. For a while we have been keeping an eye on the wellbeing of the dog used as a shepherd’s tool to exploit the sheep.

After hearing Tracey’s sentencing by the judge and not happy with the fact that she is still allowed to keep two dogs and a cat, we decided to pay a visit to her farm.

It was of no surprise to find the collie stuck in the mud, locked in a cage without any shelter, food or water. Another of Tracy’s victims shoved in the barn in what we assume was an attempt to continue the abuse away from prying eyes.

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Well Tracy, we have eyes everywhere. Even as you sit in prison and long after you come home we will still be watching you.

We want to see every single animal taken away from that place and go somewhere they will be respected and never neglected again. They deserve their freedom with no threat of slaughterhouses or cold muddy cages.

Seeing as the justice system failed to help this animal, just like so many others, we decided that the dog should come with us and spend the rest of their life in a safe and comfortable environment. Although it was obvious to us, it never fails to amaze that even with Tracey locked up in prison, the animals in the farm still suffer.

Luckily for that dog, they will never be used again as a tool to exploit other animals. They will never again have to endure life in a cage, mud up to their knees and no companionship. They will be able to express the love they surprisingly still have for humans however they need and they will receive love back.

Sadly we were unable to locate the second dog and the cat that were also allowed by the judge to stay under Tracey’s precarious ‘care’. No one else should suffer because of the acts of that horrible human.

There is no justice, there is just direct action.

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Thanks ALF!

My best regards and a good night, Venus

 

Watch the video of disgusting conditions via the following link:

 

https://www.kentonline.co.uk/ashford/news/farm-under-fire-over-dead-animal-photos-198880/

 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-50859389

 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-kent-47255970

 

 

UK: British Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes labels trophy hunters ‘Bullying Bastards’ and calls for UK import ban.

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Ranulph Fiennes labels trophy hunters ‘bullying bastards’ and calls for UK import ban

 

 

Explorer says halting imports would recognise the devastating impact of colonialism on wildlife

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/feb/17/ranulph-fiennes-labels-trophy-hunters-bullying-bastards-and-calls-for-uk-import-ban-aoe?CMP=share_btn_tw&page=with%3Aimg-3

 

Banning the import and export of big game hunting trophies would recognise the destructive impact European powers have had on wildlife in former African and Asian colonies, Sir Ranulph Fiennes has said.

Speaking to the Guardian, the veteran British explorer said hunting endangered species such as rhinos, elephants and lions to keep their body parts as trophies should be viewed with the same scepticism as Chinese traditional medicine in terms of the damage it does to biodiversity.

The 75-year-old explorer, who spent a large part of his childhood in South Africa, has called for trophy hunting to be “stopped country by country” and said efforts to halt the extinction of wildlife around the world were hypocritical while big game hunting was still allowed.

Reflecting on his early years in Cape Town and the influence of the British empire on trophy hunting, Fiennes said: “Just as much as the Belgians in the Congo and the French elsewhere, they unleashed the plague of persecuting animals – not like the locals did to eat, but purely for the pleasure of killing. That started the devastating damage to many, many wonderful species.”

Comparing trophy hunting with the demand for ingredients such as powdered rhino horn in traditional medicine in Asia, he added: “It’s not medically proven in any way. And yes, it goes on. China is particularly guilty, as are South Korea and many other countries in that area.

“You’ve got the empire lot and the weird medical quack lot both going on to this current day and it’s got to be stopped country by country. We can stop it in the UK at least and thereby feel slightly less guilty because of our ancestors.”

Fiennes’s comments come during a consultation by the British government on applying controls to trophy hunting, including a proposal to ban imports, that was laid out in the Queen’s speech. In the wake of the death of Cecil the lion in 2015, France, Netherlands and Australia introduced bans on the import of lion trophies.

Last year, the Guardian revealed lion bones, leopard skulls and an ottoman chair’s elephant leather were among the 74 rare animal body parts legally brought into the UK in 2018.

Under international rules overseen by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), trophies can be moved around the world if they do not affect the survival of a species.

Fiennes said: “Bearing in mind that climate change is helping to remove animals and in 50 years time probably humans as well, now is the time for us to get into a position without being hypocritical.

“We are all hoping that Boris will see that cruelty is what we’re talking about – bullying bastards are involved and people who are vain sticking lovely dead animals on their walls.”

 

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In America, Donald Trump has previously spoken out against big-game trophy hunting despite Donald Trump Jr being a keen hunter. A week-long “dream hunt” with the US president’s son was auctioned off earlier this month at an annual trophy hunting convention organised by Safari Club International (SCI), where it went for $150,000. Another lot offered the chance to shoot an elephant on a 14-day trip to Namibia.

Supporters of trophy hunting such as SCI argue that the practise supports conservation efforts for endangered wildlife. The organisation said it had written to the governments of Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe in relation to the proposed trophy hunting import ban in the UK.

When contacted by the Guardian about the trophy hunting consultation that ends on 25 February, a Defra spokesperson said: “Following the pre-election and Christmas periods, we are extending the trophy hunting consultation by one month to ensure all interested parties are able to have their say.”

Find more age of extinction coverage here, and follow biodiversity reporters Phoebe Weston and Patrick Greenfield on Twitter for all the latest news and features

 

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Sir Ranulph Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, 3rd Baronet, OBE (born 7 March 1944), commonly known as Ranulph Fiennes (/ˈrænʌlf ˈfaɪnz/), and sometimes as Ran Fiennes, is a British explorer and holder of several endurance records. He is also a writer, poet and co-creator of Sir Ranulph Fiennes’ Great British Rum.

Fiennes served in the British Army for eight years, including a period on counter-insurgency service while attached to the Army of the Sultanate of Oman. He later undertook numerous expeditions and was the first person to visit both the North and South Poles by surface means and the first to completely cross Antarctica on foot. In May 2009, at the age of 65, he climbed to the summit of Mount Everest.

According to the Guinness Book of World Records in 1984, he was the world’s greatest living explorer. Fiennes has written numerous books about his army service and his expeditions as well as a book defending Robert Falcon Scott from modern revisionists.

 

Germany: Executions of wolves approved

 

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After more than 150 years we have free wolves in the Federal Republic again! The wolf, which was exterminated in Germany and persecuted for centuries, was allowed to return.
If we leave the animals in peace, they will stay with us and will be of great benefit to us.

However, the hunters have a huge lobby, are represented in large numbers in the German Parliament and are best fraternized with the agricultural lobby. Both hunters and animal farm keepers demand that the wolf be shot.
And they did it! Farmers and hunters were able to prevail again.

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Last week, the Federal Council approved the law, with passed by the german parliament in December 2019 from the Environment Minister Svenja Schulze (SPD, Social Democratic Party).
According to this law, wolves can be shot in the future if “serious damage” has been caused to livestock farmers, and even if it is not found lets which wolf attacked or killed the “farm animal”.
The wolf should be included in hunting law.

Even in the future, it will be permitted to shoot wolves in the affected area until attacks on herds or individual animals stop – even if an entire rudder thus eliminated.

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The extinction of this species is only a matter of time, because the protection of an endangered species is sacrificed for the economic interests of farmers, herd owners and hunters.

But the nicest thing is coming:
Lower Saxony’s state hunting community welcomes the new shooting rules for wolves decided by the Federal Council. “They are a step towards simplifying the removal of these animals”, said President Helmut Dammann!

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“There is finally legal certainty for hunters who shoot a wolf from a problematic pack”, Dammann said.

However, he demands that the hunters remain anonymous (!!!) This is the only way to protect them from attacks by radical animal rights activists.

If a hunter killed a wolf, “then he will pack that wolf in a vehicle and place it on the verge of a busy road, where the wolf will be found relatively quickly.”

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https://www.ndr.de/nachrichten/niedersachsen/Abschuss-von-Woelfen-Jaeger-wollen-anonym-bleiben,wolf4260.html

 

My comment: Shoot? I call it murder. That would be a license for every hunter to shoot wolves.
That is the aim of the hunters, to shoot the wolves free … nothing else.
They are really criminal, insane killers.

In 2018, 2,067 “livestock” animals were torn from wolves.
1,656 sheep fell victim to the wolves due to poor pasture security.
In 2018, 771 million farm animals died in our slaughterhouses.
23,257 living beings were sheep and lambs.

schönes Zitat für Osterlämmer“The greatest danger to lambs is not the wolf, but Easter”

 

Since sighting the first wolves in Germany, 1.1 million euros have been compensated for them.
In 2016 there was 682 million compensation for traffic accidents with game.
Is it still safe for us in our forests?
Approximately 40 deaths from hunting weapons in Germany each year.
The number of deads people by wolves in Germany is zero, since they returned in our forests.

There are no problem wolves, there are only problem people. Due to the massive increase in population expansion, the wolf’s natural habitat is being taken away.
(The “favorable state of conservation of the wolf” has not yet been reached“EU Commissioner Vella”).

And now the killers are demanding anonymity when they kill animals!

Hunters first shout that the wolf needs to be hunted, and now they’re too cowardly to show they shot the wolf? Then they can’t even boast if they shot a wolf and hang their heads on the wall as a trophy !! Then why do they want to shoot wolves at all ?!

It’s not just murder, it’s a cowardly murder!

Dear politicians, legislators and other responsible parties!  You have be send to your home, to mama or collect stamps, you are not good for more!
What disgrace is it for a nation and its inhabitans that allows the cruel picture of wolves, who are lying dead all around the street?
Poor wolfs: it’s an injustice that you don’t get the right to hunt hunters or similar people.

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My best regards to all, Venus