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New treaty aims to help cut mercury levels

Mercury emissions officials to decide on new treaty to help cut the levels in the world's oceans.
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2013 12:27

Environment officials are in Geneva to work out a new treaty to cut mercury levels in the ocean.

The United Nations says mercury in the world's oceans has doubled over the past century, causing serious health concerns.

Al Jazeera's Simon McGreggor-Wood reports

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