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Australia’s ratified the Minamata Convention on Mercury. What happens next?
Bettiol, SS, Australia's ratified the Minamata Convention on Mercury. What happens next?, Intouch Public Health, Public Health Association Australia, Australia, 5 April 2022 (2022) [Magazine Article]
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On December 7, 2021, Australia became the 136th State party to ratify the Minamata Convention on Mercury. The Convention seeks to protect human health and the environment from anthropogenic emissions and releases of mercury and mercury compounds. It addresses 11 of the United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
This article presents the Australian and international obligations of the recently ratified Minamata Convention on mercury.
|Item Type:||Magazine Article|
|Keywords:||Minamata convention, mercury, international agreement, ratified, australia|
|Research Division:||Biomedical and Clinical Sciences|
|Research Group:||Pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences|
|Research Field:||Toxicology (incl. clinical toxicology)|
|Objective Group:||Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)|
|Objective Field:||Occupational health|
|UTAS Author:||Bettiol, SS (Dr Silvana Bettiol)|
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