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Caspian Regional Thematic Centres (CRTC) for pollution control: coastal and off-shore industry, Azerbaijan, Febuary 2003.
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Discharge of pollutants in the Caspian Sea - mercury and cadmium
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Mercury and Cadmium are classified as toxic metals, and are persistant pollutants in the environment, that stays in the system and is accumulated through the food chains. The main release of these pollutants are on the west coast of the Caspian Sea, off the coast of Russia and Azerbaijan.