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Record #200834:

High mercury levels prompt Nunavut health advisory / David Murphy.

Title: High mercury levels prompt Nunavut health advisory / David Murphy.
Author(s): Murphy, David.
Date: 2012.
In: Nunatsiaq News. (2012.), Vol. 40(17) (2012)
Abstract: Discusses continuing high levels of mercury in livers of ringed seals and implications for Inuit health and diet. Notes that mercury can cause permanent brain damage and developmental delays in children whose mothers absorb too much mercury during pregnancy. Arctic pollution, report issued in 2011, recommends "legally-binding global agreement" to control mercury emissions in Arctic.
Notes:

Nunatsiaq News. Vol. 40(17) :1, 4 (2012).

Keywords: 36 -- Social welfare.
504.054 -- Pollution.
546.49 -- Mercury.
628.53 -- Industrial emissions.
614 -- Public health and safety.
615.9 -- Toxic substances in foods.
64 -- Domestic science.
641.3 -- Country food.
J -- Social sciences.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*41) -- Canada.
(*440.2) -- Nunavut.
SPRI record no.: 200834

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