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Not Just for Seafood: Mercury Pollution in Montane Ecosystems

By Roberta Attanasio, IEAM Blog Editor

In October 2013, the Minamata Convention on Mercury brought renewed attention to a major global pollution problem known to result in the contamination of seafood and, subsequently, in a variety of health problems in people that consume it. Designed to limit mercury use and emissions internationally, the Convention is only a first step in limiting mercury pollution.
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