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Geneva/Nairobi, 19 January 2013--International effort to address mercury—a notorious heavy metal with significant  health and environmental effects—was today delivered a significant boost with governments agreeing to a global, legally-binding treaty to prevent emissions and releases.

Monday 21 Jan 2013

Abu Dhabi, January 9, 2013: The Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI), supported by the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) recently launched a pioneering ‘Blue Carbon’ project that connects the local natural coastal ecosystem management with climate change mitigation.

Wednesday 16 Jan 2013

Nairobi/Geneva, 10 January 2013 - Communities in developing countries are facing increasing health and environmental risks linked to exposure to mercury, according to new studies by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). 

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