#140 The great lead debate: lead ammunition, toxicity, birds of prey, shooting community

Pulling in interviews with multiple guests, I dig into the great lead debate. Some weeks back the UK shooting organisations announced a planned phase-out of lead ammo for shotguns within the next five years. The backlash was swift, but what is the truth and what does the science say? I chat with avian vet Tom Dutton, falconer Roy Lupton, Vintage gun specialist Diggory Haddoke, Danish hunter David CP, Dan Reynolds from the British Association for Shooting and Conservation, and hear from Professor Debbie Pain from Cambridge University, to provide a comprehensive view on the subject.

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