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Controversial Conservation 2014 with Chris Packham

World Land Trust is holding a public event to debate the arguments for and against hunting and its i

Sep 02 2014

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The subject of hunting and its impact on wildlife and conservation inspires a range of opinions and (often) extreme emotions. Rarely are both sides of the argument discussed in public.

On one side of the argument are nature protectionists who believe passionately that killing for sport is not only incompatible with the preservation of wildlife but is directly responsible for the decline of certain species.

On the other side are the sport hunters who believe equally passionately that field sports and wildlife management are an essential part of nature conservation.

Panellists will include Chris Packham, Patron of World Land Trust, and Bill Oddie, a WLT Ambassador and Council Member. Mark Avery, another WLT Council member,  Andrew Gilruth, Director of Membership and Communications at the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust, and James Barrington, animal welfare consultant.

Controversial Conservation 2014 with Chris Packham is at the Royal Society, London on 2 September 2014, 7pm.


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Event Type

Leisure Environmental

Event Address

Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

Event Contact Details

Jo Leverett

Blyth House , Bridge St, Halesworth. IP19 8AB


01986 874422

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