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Latest Mercury cycle Stories

2013-09-13 10:17:37

Microbes that live in rice paddies, northern peat bogs and other previously unexpected environments are among the bacteria that can generate highly toxic methylmercury.

Legacy Mercury Levels In Fish, Environment Will Persist For Centuries
2013-07-09 09:29:11

Significant reductions in mercury emissions will be necessary just to stabilize current levels of the toxic element in the environment, according to new research from a team led by Harvard University.


Word of the Day
tapinage
  • The act of lurking; skulking about; hiding; keeping from sight.
The word 'tapinage' comes French 'se tapir' meaning 'to crouch, squat'.