This clip first aired on 7 February 2015 and is now on Hulu… sorry there are ads… Steve Corwin and crew visit the Ventana Wildlife Society condor recovery area in Big Sur, California. Watch and learn about testing these big birds for lead exposure and chelation treatment.
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Health Risks in Lead-Based Ammunition Scientific experts in lead and environmental health have published both a consensus statement and an editorial encouraging the reduction of lead-based ammunition used with the eventual elimination of lead-based ammunition. Health Risks from Lead-Based Ammunition in the Environment: A Consensus Statement of Scientists (190 KB PDF) Health Risks from Lead-Based
The Eleventh Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals adopted a resolution urging the phase-out of lead ammunition in all environments over the next three years, and agreed to guidelines to prevent the risk of poisoning of migratory birds. The meeting was held November 4-9,