You know Britain is seriously at risk from a slash-and-burn and shock-and-awe ConDem coalition government when even the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds runs a campaign to protest against spending cuts. As good as the RSPB is it can hardly be characterised as an organisation which you would expect to see at the barricades, is it?
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One bright spot of this pandemic has been its impact on animal enterprises, many of which have had to shut down. http://ow.ly/5g5w50z6BxK
I'm heartened by the news of the election of Keir Starmer as the new Leader of the Labour Party. To learn more, please listen to this Graun interview with him. https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/today-in-focus/id1440133626?i=1000469919842 #AnimalRights #KeirStarmer #LabourLeadership
Ban wildlife markets to avert pandemics, says UN biodiversity chief, reports The Graun. Warning comes as destruction of nature increasingly seen as key driver of zoonotic diseases. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/06/ban-live-animal-markets-pandemics-un-biodiversity-chief-age-of-extinction #MondayMotivation #coronavirus