Global UN treaty on curbing mercury pollution enters into force

Michael Holder
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The Minimata Convention, which has the backing of 128 countries, commits signatories to a ban on new mercury mines and phasing out use of the metal in products

A UN treaty aimed at curbing the worldwide extraction, usage and emissions of mercury in order to protect human health and the environment has entered into force today. The legally binding Minamata...

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