“Women of childbearing age around world suffering toxic levels of mercury”

An artisanal miner shows mercury used for processing gold in southern Honduras

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Study finds excessive levels of the metal, which can seriously harm unborn children, in women from Alaska to Indonesia, due to gold mining, industrial pollution and fish-rich diets

 

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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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