Mercury: Global burden and risk to childhood skills
The continued use of mercury poses a great danger for health; its use is spread worldwide in the environment and is increasingly accumulating into our food chain. A recent European Commission report shows that of people living in the Mediterranean region and in the Arctic a large number that live off fishing, had mercury found in their bodies where amounts were so large that it would be certain that neurological damage would arise in their children.
Read on in report. This brochure is in German.
Last updated on 30 June 2011
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