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Notes From The Field: The Toxic Lakes Of Azerbaijan

Aug 28 , 2017

There are over 200 lakes in the Absheron Peninsular in Azerbaijan, located near the capital of Baku. For years, industrial and household wastewater has been dumped into these waters--an estimated 41.5 million cubic meters annually! This includes discharges from many of.


Mongolia Update: Revisiting Miners We Trained

Aug 17 , 2017

Remember Mrs. Mungun? She was the "gold ninja" who learned to go mercury-free at a Pure Earth training workshop so she could provide a better life for her two children. We met Mrs. Mungun again recently and we're delighted to report that she's.


Minamata Convention Enters Into Force Aug 16: Pure Earth Helps Lay Groundwork With Guide For Governments

Aug 14 , 2017

Update: A Pure Earth team is currently at COP1, joining representatives from around the globe who have come together to help make mercury history. Our team is attending daily sessions as well as meetings to discuss guidance on the management.