Chemicals — Minamata (Japan)

  • Derek Ellis


The risk of toxic chemicals catastrophically contaminating our food was realised in the 1950s. The name of the city where it happened is now a synonym for this type of risk: Minamata disease.


Mercury Concentration Total Mercury Mercury Level Discharge Standard Minamata Disease 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Derek Ellis
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  1. 1.Biology DepartmentUniversity of VictoriaVictoriaCanada

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