Study: Dangerous Levels of Mercury from Gold Mining in Women of Childbearing Age Across Global Regions

GOTEBORG, Sweden, Sept. 18, 2017 – Mercury, a neurotoxic metal, has been found in high levels across all global regions in women of reproductive age, according to a new study conducted by IPEN (a global public health & environment network) and Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI). Women in the Pacific Islands and in communities near gold mining sites in Indonesia, Kenya, and Myanmar […]