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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 Details

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 Division:Health
Objective Group:Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)
Objective Field:Occupational health
UTAS Author:Bettiol, SS (Dr Silvana Bettiol)
ID Code:149957
Year Published:2022
Deposited By:Medicine
Deposited On:2022-05-03
Last Modified:2022-05-06

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