Nuclear site deer culled

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THREE deer have been shot dead in a cull at Sellafield.

It emerged in January that the West Cumbria nuclear plant planned to kill a number of the animals who were trapped between two security fences.

Initially Sellafield said between five and 12 deer were involved but it turned out just three were trapped.

The news of the cull led to two demonstrations at the site and a petition by campaigners in a bid to overturn the decision.

Sellafield said the cull of three wild roe deer ‘was carried out as a last resort, following expert advice’.

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12:43pm Fri 11 Apr 14

CosmicPerspective says...

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1:56pm Sat 12 Apr 14

marianneb says...

Expert advice from the Deer Initiative is to keep the deer on site as "bio indicators" and " sentinels" To be "managed" with tissue being harvested from liver and bone. The thermal imaging recommended by the report was carried out in February and showed 5 to 12 deer trapped, maybe more. The deer (and other wildlife) are trapped in an area previously of flat farmland which has been turned into high bunds (who knows what buried beneath) and planted with trees. Once wildlife has been attracted in to this area of what was farmland previously not part of the site, Sellafield has put up military fences around it.

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Expert advice from the Deer Initiative is to keep the deer on site as "bio indicators" and " sentinels" To be "managed" with tissue being harvested from liver and bone. The thermal imaging recommended by the report was carried out in February and showed 5 to 12 deer trapped, maybe more. The deer (and other wildlife) are trapped in an area previously of flat farmland which has been turned into high bunds (who knows what buried beneath) and planted with trees. Once wildlife has been attracted in to this area of what was farmland previously not part of the site, Sellafield has put up military fences around it. .http://mariannewild art.wordpress.com/20 14/04/11/deer-and-ch ildren-sellafields-s acrificial-canaries/ marianneb
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2:01pm Sat 12 Apr 14

marianneb says...

Three deer culled despite 4 protests including an all night vigil at the stone circle, offers of help to release and condemnation by Animal Aid, PETA, We are Change and numerous wildlife charities(not including Cumbria Wildlife Trust who are in agreement with Sellafield). Of the 3 deer culled tissue has been harvested and the bodies burnt according to Sellafield's Howard Room the Site Stakeholder officer.
Three deer culled despite 4 protests including an all night vigil at the stone circle, offers of help to release and condemnation by Animal Aid, PETA, We are Change and numerous wildlife charities(not including Cumbria Wildlife Trust who are in agreement with Sellafield). Of the 3 deer culled tissue has been harvested and the bodies burnt according to Sellafield's Howard Room the Site Stakeholder officer. marianneb
  • Score: -1

2:24pm Sat 12 Apr 14

Savethesellafielddeer says...

This is yet another unreported abuse of our wildlife by the nuclear industry backed up with vast sums of public money. We had four protests full backed by the general staff on site as well as local farmers, we also have social network drives to highlight the deers plight with thousands of supporters involved as with our petitions. We believe the eyewitness accounts of locals and site workers alike that more deer are indeed still trapped and our protests will continue. Sellafied are slaughtering heavily pregnant does and last years young to either cover up their willful negligence or for unnecessary experiments they already have the answers to in better ran environments where 'control' markers were involved. Please get involved and support our movement to free these beautiful animals and get them back to the wider population they were stolen from.
This is yet another unreported abuse of our wildlife by the nuclear industry backed up with vast sums of public money. We had four protests full backed by the general staff on site as well as local farmers, we also have social network drives to highlight the deers plight with thousands of supporters involved as with our petitions. We believe the eyewitness accounts of locals and site workers alike that more deer are indeed still trapped and our protests will continue. Sellafied are slaughtering heavily pregnant does and last years young to either cover up their willful negligence or for unnecessary experiments they already have the answers to in better ran environments where 'control' markers were involved. Please get involved and support our movement to free these beautiful animals and get them back to the wider population they were stolen from. Savethesellafielddeer
  • Score: -7

4:51pm Sat 12 Apr 14

marianneb says...

According to Sellafield, roe deer, ( like humans?) are two a penny....this new report asks "will roe persist?" http://www.plosbiolo
gy.org/article/info%
3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjo
urnal.pbio.1001829
According to Sellafield, roe deer, ( like humans?) are two a penny....this new report asks "will roe persist?" http://www.plosbiolo gy.org/article/info% 3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjo urnal.pbio.1001829 marianneb
  • Score: -5

7:05pm Mon 14 Apr 14

ab oatman says...

Savethesellafielddee
r
wrote:
This is yet another unreported abuse of our wildlife by the nuclear industry backed up with vast sums of public money. We had four protests full backed by the general staff on site as well as local farmers, we also have social network drives to highlight the deers plight with thousands of supporters involved as with our petitions. We believe the eyewitness accounts of locals and site workers alike that more deer are indeed still trapped and our protests will continue. Sellafied are slaughtering heavily pregnant does and last years young to either cover up their willful negligence or for unnecessary experiments they already have the answers to in better ran environments where 'control' markers were involved. Please get involved and support our movement to free these beautiful animals and get them back to the wider population they were stolen from.
How can you claim it is "unreported" when here it is on a news website!
[quote][p][bold]Savethesellafielddee r[/bold] wrote: This is yet another unreported abuse of our wildlife by the nuclear industry backed up with vast sums of public money. We had four protests full backed by the general staff on site as well as local farmers, we also have social network drives to highlight the deers plight with thousands of supporters involved as with our petitions. We believe the eyewitness accounts of locals and site workers alike that more deer are indeed still trapped and our protests will continue. Sellafied are slaughtering heavily pregnant does and last years young to either cover up their willful negligence or for unnecessary experiments they already have the answers to in better ran environments where 'control' markers were involved. Please get involved and support our movement to free these beautiful animals and get them back to the wider population they were stolen from.[/p][/quote]How can you claim it is "unreported" when here it is on a news website! ab oatman
  • Score: 8

11:26pm Tue 15 Apr 14

marianneb says...

Unreported ....

...this is from the Sellafield commissioned report by The Deer Initiative
Roe Deer are
“excellent bio-indicators and sentinels of environmental contamination.
Because of their extremely rapid and efficient deposition of minerals in
bone, they are recognised as important sources of data in respect of heavy
metal and radioactive isotope accumulation. Given the nature of the
industrial work at Sellafield, the regular sampling of deer bone and liver
tissue might be an attractive prospect for those responsible for
environmental monitoring at the site.”

nice
Unreported .... ...this is from the Sellafield commissioned report by The Deer Initiative Roe Deer are “excellent bio-indicators and sentinels of environmental contamination. Because of their extremely rapid and efficient deposition of minerals in bone, they are recognised as important sources of data in respect of heavy metal and radioactive isotope accumulation. Given the nature of the industrial work at Sellafield, the regular sampling of deer bone and liver tissue might be an attractive prospect for those responsible for environmental monitoring at the site.” nice marianneb
  • Score: -2

10:05pm Thu 17 Apr 14

Sick of moaners says...

Who really cares about a few deer? There is more important things to worry in life. How many get killed on the roads every mouth??
Who really cares about a few deer? There is more important things to worry in life. How many get killed on the roads every mouth?? Sick of moaners
  • Score: 2

6:18am Fri 18 Apr 14

searcher21c says...

No doubt these people will also protest at every wind turbine site against the large numbers of birds and bats killed by them.
No doubt these people will also protest at every wind turbine site against the large numbers of birds and bats killed by them. searcher21c
  • Score: 0

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