This report summarises the objectives, results and relevance to sustainable development of a study of the environmental impacts of mining-related mercury (Hg) contamination. The purpose of the research is to help mitigate the health and ecological hazards associated with artisanal gold mining.
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Mitigation of mining-related mercury pollution hazards: project summary report. (WC/98/034).