Lead ammunition polluting Argentina

Pollution from lead ammunition causes environmental health problems in Argentina, and progress is underway to find viable replacements for lead shot, according to an overview of lead pollution from hunting in the country. ...

Alternatives to lead hunting shot pose their own hazards

Hunting with lead shot is highly restricted or entirely banned in many countries due to the danger of poisoning birds and environment. However, alternative ammunition is not without its own risks, as was discovered in a study ...

Waterfowl poisoning halved by lead shot prohibition

Lead shot was forbidden in 2001 in Spanish wetlands on the Ramsar List of these areas of international importance. Ten years later, this prohibition —and the consequent use of steel shot by hunters— has started to bear ...