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Counting the Cost of Mercury Pollution

Caption: New estimates suggest that between 1.5 and 2 million children in the EU are born each year with MeHg exposures above the safe limit of 0.58g/g and 200,000 above the WHO recommended maximum of 2.5g/g.

Credit: Elsie M Sunderland and Noelle E Selin

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