European citizens have their say:

'Share a swan' to #BanLead campaign

On social media, we asked people to share a picture, painting, photo or any kind of symbol of a swan to urge MEPs to support the ban on lead shot in Europe’s wetlands. We've been overwhelmed with the response! The message was loud and clear: Lead is Poison. Ban Lead shot in wetlands.

Thank you to everyone who shared a swan. Each of these swans is a symbol of solidarity, representing just a tiny fraction of the one million waterbirds that die every year due to lead ammunition poisoning.

Here is just a selection: