Zero Mercury Working Group

Zero Mercury Working Group (2005, Brussels; founded by EEB (European Environmental Bureau); zeromercury.org)

An international coalition of more than 110 public interest environmental and health NGOs from over 55 countries working to eliminate mercury pollution through the adoption of laws to minimize:

  • global supply of mercury
  • trade in mercury
  • global demand for mercury
  • anthropogenic releases of mercury to the environment
  • human and wildlife exposure to mercury

Funding: LIFE program (EU), Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), Swedish Society for Nature Conservation (SSNC)

Leadership: Elena Lymberidi-Settimo

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