In spite of mercury poisoning, young people are still thriving, a new study has found.
“The results verify what we have known and felt in our bodies all these years."
Turns out permafrost soil contains nearly twice as much mercury as all other soils, the ocean, and the atmosphere combined.
With miners using mercury in illegal gold mines, Colombia’s gold rush has led to some side effects on the population, including erectile dysfunction.
The environment ministry declared the emergency in 11 jungle districts near Peru's border with Brazil, after hair samples from local people revealed levels of mercury up to 16 times what is considered safe.
Years after a paper mill dumped massive amounts of mercury into a nearby river, First Nation residents say the effects are still being felt today.
Scientists have discovered Nelson's Sparrows make a good indicator of wetland mercury contamination.
Yeah, we're about I'd say, 60% done with the new movie. You do your best to try to budget a documentary. But you zig and zag so much because, if you're doing a good job, you're not on script – (laughs) there really is no script.