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[Report] Implementation of the Minamata Convention in the Latin America and Caribbean region

This informative document has been prepared by the Basel Convention Coordinating Centre-Regional Centre of the Stockholm Convention for Latin America and the Caribbean (BCCC/SCRC), based in Montevideo, Uruguay, within the framework of an agreement with the United Nations Environment Programme / Regional Ofce for Latin America and the Caribbean (UNEP/ROLAC). Versión en español del documento

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Technical Background Report for the Global Mercury Assessment 2013

This is a joint UNEP and AMAP* report that presents the latest and comprehensive information of global mercury emissions and releases to the environment, information on atmospheric and aquatic chemistry and fate and transport of mercury. The report is a fully referenced scientific background report for the Global Mercury Assessment 2013; Sources, Emissions, Releases, and Environmental Transport.

 

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Global Mercury Assessment 2013

This report presents sources of mercury emissions to air and water. It presents estimates of anthropogenic emissions to air from various sources based on data from 2010 and estimates for releases to aquatic environment. The report also presents the latest information on atmospheric and aquatic chemistry , fate and transport. It is an overall summary report for the policy makers based on a technical background report.

 

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Mercury: Time to act
This report speaks directly to governments involved in development of the global treaty on mercury. It presents updates from the UNEP Global Mercury Assessment 2013 in short and punchy facts and figures backed by compelling graphics that provide governments and civil society with the rationale and the imperative to act on this notorious pollutant.

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