EU votes to ban toxic lead shot in wetlands

The European Union is set to declare it illegal to use lead shot in and around wetlands, with the long-awaited ban set to come into force after MEPs voted down the main objection to the measure in a plenary vote.

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Last updated on 27 November 2020

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
European Union
Region: 
Europe
Threats: 
Pollution
Agriculture and hunting
Species group: 
Birds