Mercury from gold mines accumulates far downstream

Emilio Cogliani

Rhe risks taken on by artisanal, small-scale gold miners in Peru extend beyond personal and local health risks by creating hazardous levels of mercury in the food chain at least 350 miles away, researchers have discovered.

from Top Environment News — ScienceDaily http://ift.tt/1B8TVEG

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