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Pacific Island women’s high mercury levels attributed to predatory fish species consumption

Pacific Island women’s high mercury levels attributed to predatory fish species consumption mercury3

A new study, supported by the Minamata Convention’s Interim Secretariat hosted by UN Environment (UNEP) reveals that women of childbearing age living in four Pacific Island countries have elevated levels of mercury in their bodies. The study, titled “Mercury monitoring in women of childbearing age in the Asia and the Pacific Region”, jointly conducted by the interim secretariat of the ...

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