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Facts and findings about mercury in the environment: infographic

Last changed: 17 December 2017

Did you know that current efforts to reduce mercury pollution could result in environmental recovery faster than had been expected? A recent scientific discovery indicates that it could be a matter of decades rather than centuries before we can eat freshwater fish again in Sweden, without worrying about the mercury levels.

The infographic below provides an introduction where you can find out more about the subject. Scrolling to the end of this page you will also find links to sources and recommendations of more scientific reading.