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Ethical Consumer | ‘Shooting Wildlife’ Optics Report III

Ethical Consumer’s new report ‘Shooting Wildlife III’ “explores the debates surrounding the ethics and impacts of sport hunting and updates the 2016 and 2018 ‘Shooting Wildlife?’ reports – examining how 30 optics companies approach this sensitive subject.” If you’ve not read either of the previous two ‘Shooting Wildlife’ reports, in essence, they aim to give consumers information which will allow them to make a choice about which optics to buy based on whether or not they want to support companies with links to hunting. That information is never (in our experience anyway) presented in-store or at, for example, the British Birdfair where every optics company with a foothold in the UK promotes its products. And given their influence through huge advertising spend it’s rarely provided in birdwatching magazines either.

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