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The Council of Europe Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats, Bern, 1979 (the Bern Convention), was adopted by the UK in December 1982. The European badger (Meles meles) is not listed in Appendix ll as a species requiring strict protection but appears in Appendix lll as requiring protection. Activities capable of causing local disappearance of, or serious disturbance to, populations of badgers are prohibited. The animal is well protected under English law, most recently the Protection of Badgers Act (1992).
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