It was just over a year ago, 9 November 2014, that the 11th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species (in Resolution 11.15) called on Parties to “Phase-out the use of lead ammunition across all habitats (wetland and terrestrial) with non-toxic alternatives within the next three years with Parties reporting to CMS COP12 in 2017, working with stakeholders on implementation.”
Less than two years left.
Why is Defra dragging its feet on doing what the UK has already signed up to do?
Why is Defra not acting on the report of the Lead Ammunition Group which it has had in its hands for getting on for six months?
And why am I pointing this out rather than WWT and RSPB?
Please sign Rob Sheldon’s e-petition to ban lead ammunition.