August 7, 2014, 10:01 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
While mercury levels are dropping slightly, the metal can build up to toxic levels in animals over time. This can have effects on the food chain, including the seafood humans eat.
March 6, 2014, 11:10 a.m.
With at least 84 percent of the world's fish contaminated by mercury, how can you know which fish are safe to eat and which aren't?
January 16, 2014, 9:45 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Scientists aren't sure what impact the mercury that ends up trapped in snow and ice could have on the environment.
January 14, 2014, 2:55 p.m. by John Platt
The chlorine originates in sea salt and may have a role in climate change.
October 30, 2013, 9:48 a.m. by Douglas Main, LiveScience
Solving the problem will be difficult because there is probably just too much mercury-tainted sediment to feasibly move.
September 27, 2013, 10:30 a.m. by Douglas Main, LiveScience
Mercury takes significant time to degrade, and as glaciers melt and rainstorms erode soil, more mercury is released back into the environment.
January 14, 2013, 7:36 p.m. by Kimi Harris
You can still enjoy seafood, but make sure you buy sustainable, low-mercury options.
February 15, 2012, 6:59 p.m. by MyHealthNewsDaily
Concerns that ethylmercury, sometimes used in vaccines, was a contributor to autism have proven to be unfounded.