Global Mercury Hotspots
New evidence reveals mercury contamination regularly exceeds health advisory levels in humans and fish worldwide.
Report - English
Report Summary - Spanish
This Report is the first of its kind to identify, in one IPEN and BRI collaborative effort, global biological mercury hotspots. These hotspots are of particular concern to human populations and the ecosystems on which they depend.
Country Hotspot Reports
January Hair Press Release: Spanish
April Fish Press Release: Spanish
Press Release: Russian
Join our campaign to address mercury's alarming threats to human and environmental health.
17 January, 2013 - Concerns Growing that Mercury Treaty Will Not Reduce Global Emissions
Note to Mercury Treaty Delegates
View letters submitted by IPEN Participating Organizations in the following countries::
Argentina | Bangladesh | Belarus | Brazil | Canada -1, 2 | Central African Republic | Czech Republic | Democratic Republic of the Congo | Cameroon | Côte d'Ivoire | Chad | Chile | China | Colombia | Gabon | India - 1, 2, 3 | Jamaica | Japan | Lebanon | Madagascar | Mexico | Moldova | Nepal | New Zealand | Niger | Philippines | Romania | Russia | South Africa | Spain | Sri Lanka | Tunisia | Uganda | Uruguay | USA | Venezuela | EU
IPEN stands in solidarity with the victims of the Minamata disaster.
IPEN-SSNC Hair Monitoring Report
A survey of mercury content in the hair of delegates at the first UN negotiating meeting for a global treaty on mercury.