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Lead Ammunition vultures

Our consultation response to ECHA towards restricting the use of lead ammunition for the sake of vultures, nature and people!

Last week, the VCF has submitted a consultation response on the Annex …

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Lead ammunition is a problem for eagles and vultures

The use of lead ammunition in hunting activities poses a severe threat …

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Second proven case of fatal lead poisoning for a Griffon Vulture in Bulgaria

For the second time ever in Bulgaria, the Green Balkans proved that …

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Portuguese Griffon Vulture returned to nature after surviving illegal shooting and lead poisoning!

A juvenile Griffon Vulture found weak in Portugal experienced a troubling incident …

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Research review: Study demonstrates the high risk of lead poisoning in birds of prey, especially Griffon Vultures, in Spain

A recently published research article used active and passive monitoring methods to assess sublethal …

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Critical EU vote this Thursday to ban lead shot in wetlands – and that matters to vultures too!

Lead shot and ammunition used in hunting activities pollute the environment and …

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Research review: New study demonstrates prevalence of high lead contamination among raptors, especially scavengers, in Europe

A meta-analysis of published research from across Europe has demonstrated that obligate (vultures) …

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Prevent poisoning: leave lead ammunition to history

Lead ammunition used in hunting activities presents a risk to vultures, other …

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How the LIFE GYPCONNECT project is working to limit the use of lead ammunition

In addition to sports shooting and fishing activities, hunting alone disperses 8,000 …

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Providing lead-free ammunition to tackle lead poisoning in Croatia

Lead ammunition used in hunting activities brings vultures and other wildlife at …

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California has done it for their condors – Can Europe follow suit and ban lead ammunition for our vultures too?

Lead ammunition used in hunting activities brings vultures at risk. In California, …

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First recorded fatality from lead poisoning for Griffon Vulture in Bulgaria

At the end of April, a mature Griffon Vulture marked with a GPS transmitter …

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New research review reveals the extent of lead contamination in wild vultures.

A newly published article in the journal Science of the Total Environment …

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New research article reveals harmful exposure to lead in four avian scavengers in Switzerland

(C) Hansruedi Weyrich A new research article published in the Archives of …

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Lead ammunition banned from Maestrazgo – significant breakthrough in our most recent bearded vulture reintroduction project

The Generalitat Valenciana, the government for the Spanish autonomous region of Valencia, …

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