Tag: POPs

Efforts on to protect human health, environment from POPs

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) accumulate in the fatty tissues of living organisms including humans, and are found at higher concentration in the food chain and are toxic to both humans and wildlife. As a result of releases to the environment over the past several decades, these POPs are now widely distributed over large regions and in some cases are found around the globe. This was highlighted at a two-day "National Inception and Training Workshop…Read More