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The Minamata Mercury Convention: 12 Things It Does and Doesn't Do

The Minamata Convention, a United Nations pact launched Thursday, is designed to limit mercury use and emissions internationally

The Minamata Convention, a United Nations pact launched Thursday, is designed to limit mercury use and emissions internationally. Finalized after four years of negotiations and signed by delegates of about 140 nations, the treaty includes many exemptions.

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12.10.2013 20:28 Age 3 yrs
By: Scientific American ™
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