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Risk Reduction Strategies for Arctic Peoples

The Arctic region and its peoples are extremely sensitive to global environmental pollution. The levels of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and metals in Arctic peoples and their traditional food supply vary considerably throughout the circumpolar region and there remains a need for local risk reduction strategies in some regions of the Arctic where current levels of POPs and/or metals are above levels of concern.

807: Persistent Toxic Substances, Food Security, and Indigenous Peoples of the Russian North

11 Aug 2014


Risk Reduction Strategies for Arctic Peoples.pdf