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Minamata Convention

The Minamata Convention on Mercury is an international treaty signed on 10th October 2013. The convention was designed to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions and releases of mercury and mercury compounds.  The Convention is named after the Japanese city Minamata. This naming is of symbolic importance as the city went through a devastating incident of mercury poisoning. Note: Recently, Union ..

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