Sustainable Ammunition Articles

Below is a list of external publications and videos on sustainable ammunition.

Publication Title Author Date
Wildfowl Magazine Non toxic Bismuth load on the rise

John M. Taylor

January 28, 2020
Shooting Times Shooting and rural organisations announce move away from lead ammunition Charlotte Peters February 24, 2020
Sporting Shooter The phasing out of lead shot – Q + A Emily Damment February 24, 2020
The Field Lead shot: answers to the most frequently asked questions The Field February 24, 2020
Fieldsports TV Lead shot ban shock Fieldsports TV February 24, 2020
Fieldsports TV Lead shot: behind the ban Richard Aitkin February 26, 2020
The Field Lead shot: statement issued by UK cartridge manufacturers The Field February 28, 2020
TGS outdoors Will steel shot ruin my barrels? Nick Horten February 28, 2020
Shooting and Conservation The Future of shotgun ammunition for live quarry shooting – plus another two news stories BASC March 1, 2020
Shooting and Conservation The view from afar Claus Lind Christensen, president of the Danish Hunters Association March 1, 2020
Shooting and Conservation Moving away from lead shot – What you need to know BASC March 1, 2020
Shooting Times Will my shotgun be safe with steel shot cartridges? Graham Downing March 2, 2020
Shooting Times How have other countries coped with the lead ban? Diggory Hadoke March 11, 2020
The Shooting Show Duck Flighting in East Yorkshire Colin Fallon March 15,2020
Shooting Times Testing steel vs lead shot on pigeon Ed Wills March 25, 2020
Fieldsports TV On Test: steel shotgun cartridges on rabbits Simon Whitehead April 15, 2020
Fieldsports TV Steel-proof rabbits Simon Whitehead April 15, 2020
The Shooting Show The Shooting Show – Pigeon decoying with Geoff Garrod – 100 birds before lockdown Colin Fallon April 20, 2020
Sporting Gun Moving from lead shot to steel – what you need to know Tony Bracci April 28, 2020
Shooting and Conservation Food for thought – Sustainable ammunition and food Tristan Kirk and Simon Wilkinson May 1, 2020
Shooting and Conservation From the front line – Sustainable ammunition Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown May 1, 2020
Shooting and Conservation FAQ – Move away from lead shot and plastics. Wildfowling and larger bores James Green May 1, 2020
Shooting and Conservation Sustainable ammunition and lead shot Dr Matt Ellis May 1, 2020
Sporting Shooter How to proof your gun for steel shot? Emily Damment May 7, 2020
Sporting Shooter Lead v Steel – what non-lead options are there? Rebecca Green May 7, 2020
Sporting Shooter Lead v Steel – what non-lead options are there? Rebecca Green – update May 15, 2020
Sporting Shooter Can you shoot high pheasants with steel cartridges? Rebecca Green May 15, 2020
Sporting Shooter Lead shot toxicity – the science Rebecca Green May 15, 2020
Sporting Shooter Will switching to steel mean more game in supermarkets? Rebecca Green May 15, 2020
Shooting Times Why biodegradable shot cups are the way ahead for shooting Alasdair Mitchell May 29,2020
The Field Lead shot The Field June 3, 2020
The Shooting Show Pigeon decoying with guru Geoff Garrod Colin Fallon June 15, 2020
Sporting Shooter Life without lead – the Danish perspective Thorkild Ellerbaek June 16, 2020
Shooting Times Two new eco-friendly cartridges launch in the UK Charlotte Peters June 18, 2020
Environmental Science Europe Journal Transitioning to lead free ammunition use in hunting: Socio-economic and regulatory considerations for the European Union and other jurisdictions Niels Kanstup and Vernon G. Thomas June 24, 2020
BASC Blog Try Sustainable Ammunition Dr Peter Marshall June 30, 2020
Clay Shooting Will my gun shoot steel? Clay Shooting Q&A Towen July 1, 2020
Shooting and Conservation A new lease of life for Old English shotguns Bill Harriman July 1, 2020
Shooting and Conservation Born from the past, prepared for the future Will Pocklington July 1, 2020
The Vintage Gun Journal Are English guns going to get cheaper as we face a non-toxic future The Vintage gun July 1, 2020
Shooting Times What did our tester make of the latest ‘eco-cartridges’? Richard Negus July 8, 2020
Countryman’s Weekly Try Sustainable Ammunition Simon Everett TBC
Fieldsports TV The Big ‘Green’ Shotgun Shell Test Fieldsports TV September 25, 2020
Clay Shooting Magazine Gamebore launch enviro-friendly wads in steel ammo Towens Jul 10, 2020
The Field Adapting old guns for Steel The Field August 1, 2020
Shooting Times What are the choices available if you’re looking for lead-free ammunition? Simon Reinhold Sept 2, 2020
Fieldsports channel TV How does steel shot effect your barrels Jack Clutterback Sept 26, 2020
ResearchGate Advantages and disadvantages of lead-free ammunition Frank T. Edelmann, Universitat Magdeburg Sept 28, 2020
Shooting and Conservation To the future Dr Peter Marshall Sept 1, 2020
Shooting and Conservation Lead the view from Europe Dr David Scallan Sept 26, 2020
Wildlife Society Bulletin Assessment of Lead‐Free .22 LR Bullets for Shooting European Rabbits Jordan Hampton, Anthony Denicola and David Forsyth Sept, 2020
Horton Guns We have a solution to the lead ban Oct 20, 2020
Fieldsports Channel What are the best over under shotguns under £2,000 and are they proofed for shooting steel shot? Ian Hodge Oct 20, 2020
The Vintage Gun Journal Vintage Friendly Eco Steel. Latest developments in lead and plastic-free ammunition. Nov 1, 2020
The Guardian Eu to ban the use of lead shot by wetland bird hunters Patrick Barkham Nov 26, 2020
Shooting and Conservation One to watch Will Pocklington Nov/Dec 2020
Shooting and Conservation FAQ – Steel Shot Dr Peter Marshall Nov/Dec, 2020
Shooting and Conservation Copper – A highland stalkers view Sam Thompson Nov/Dec, 2020
The Guardian Eu to ban the use of lead shot by wetland bird hunters Patrick Barkham Nov 26, 2020
Guns on Pegs Steel cartridges for older guns George Browne Dec 9, 2020
FACE NEWS What does the new regulations banning lead shot over wetlands mean for Europe’s hunters? FACE Dec 3, 2020
TGS Field Tester YouTube video Eley Grand Prix traditional steel – 65mm cases with Eco Wad Tony Bromwich Dec 23, 2020
European Chemical Agency Lead in shot, bullets and fishing weights. ECHA Jan, 2021
Shooting and Conservation Furthering our Knowledge Dr Peter Marshall Jan/Feb, 2021
Shooting and Conservation In Focus: Shooting after Brexit, part 1 Conor O’Gorman Jan/Feb, 2021
Magzter Hand loading harder, denser shot John Barsness Feb, 2021
Shooting and Country Sports Blog Lead unavoidable train crash or a battle for our destiny? SACS Feb, 2021
Yorkshireroestalking youtube video Pigeons in the cold using Hull steel 32g No. 4’s Feb, 2021
GWCT Blog An update on the five year transition towards sustainable ammunition. Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust Feb 21, 2021
BBC News Most pheasants sold for food contain lead shot Victoria Gil Feb 24, 2021
Fieldsports Channel TV Anti’s add weight to lead shot ban pressure Fieldsports News Feb 24, 2021
The Telegraph Almost all pheasants sold in the UK contains toxic lead, study finds Helena Horton Feb 24, 2021
Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust Blog Lead shot – where are we now GWCT Feb 26, 2021
Countryside Alliance Blog Phasing out lead shot – One year on Tim Bonner Feb 26, 2021
Shooting and Conservation Moving away from lead – one year in BASC March/April, 2021
Shooting and Conservation A 2 ½ inch solution Bill Harriman March/April, 2021
Shooting and Conservation Humble pie – without lead shot Peter Harris March/April 2021
Shooting and Conservation In Focus: Shooting after Brexit, part 2 Conor O’Gorman March/April, 2021
Guns of Pegs Blog 20:20 vision – two new 20 bore shells from Eley George Browne March 2, 2021
GWCT Blog Lead ammunition survey – what you’ve told us so far Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust March 18, 2021
Ends Report UK REACH set to ban lead ammunition. Gareth Simkins March 23, 2021
Defra Coverage of plans to phase out lead ammunition in bid to protect wildlife. Defra Press Office March 23, 2021
European Chemicals Agency Restricting the use of lead in the EU: towards sustainable outdoor shooting. ECHA March 24, 2021
RifleShooter Magazine Rifle barrel twist vs bullet wieght Craig Boddington March 26, 2021
TGS Outdoors Leads Dead (part 2) Nick Horten April 2, 2021
Fieldsports Channel 350+ deer shot: the biggest test of non-lead hunting ammunition Fieldsports Channel April 2, 2021
Guns on Pegs The National Game Dealers Association has announced plans to refuse fur and feathered game shot with lead from July 2022. Guns on Pegs April 7, 2021
Quill Productions Jumping the Gun? A Counter Argument for The Immediate Ban On Lead Ammunition Becca Seib April 9, 2021
Gun Trade News New shooting products for April 2021 Gun Trade News April 18, 2021
GunMart Non-Lead Ammunition round-up Pt1 Pete Moore April 27, 2021
British Deer Society Advice on lead-free ammuntion British Deer Society April 29, 2021
GunMart Non-Lead Ammunition round-up Pt2 Pete Moore May 18, 2021
Shooting and Conservation Ammunition for the next generation Louis Sykes May/June 2021
All4shooters Ban of lead in ammunition: EU stakeholders are now invited by ECHA to submit information – But is this a real consultation? Or are hunting and shooting under attack? Piergiorgio Molinari May 24, 2021

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