How to Learn More: Useful Links and Resources



  • Global Mercury Assessment 2018 – Here is the UN Environmental Programme’s global assessment of mercury from 2018. It includes great information, even for the people unfamiliar with the scientific jargon of environmental monitoring.
  • Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP) – AMAP is a great resource to go to to learn more about how Mercury and other pollutants effect arctic communities specifically. Here is the link to just information on mercury.
  • International Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) – This is a group of over 500 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) from 120 countries committed to a pollution-free future. Here is a specific link to their information on Mercury.
  • Minamata Convention – Here is the website for the Minamata Convention. It includes a lot of information about what is being done to fight Mercury pollution around the world and how to get involved.
  • UN Environment Programme – The UN Environment Programme has a ton of great resources that describe how even individuals can contribute to a cleaner future.

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