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Standard Operating Procedures for detecting and reacting to incidents of health risks for and die-offs in Saiga antelopes and other wildlife in Kazakhstan
In 2010 and 2015 mass die-off events have been observed in Saiga antelope of the Ural and Betpak-Dala populations in Kazakhstan. In intervening years, smaller die-offs of hundreds to a few thousands o...
Marine plastic litter and microplastics
Decision Guidance Document - Methamidophos
Opening remarks on the occasion of the Global Symposium on soil Pollution by Mr. Carlos Martin-Novella, Deputy Executive Secretary of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions; Rome 2d May 2018
Environmental health criteria 176 - 1,2-Dichloroethane (Ethylene Dichloride)
A review of the world health Organization’s publication chrysotile asbestos
The purpose of the present study is to review the points raised by the WHO’s paper and in so doing, draw attention to the many factual errors, policy contradictions, and distortion of facts therein, s...
Position document for Rotterdam Convention COP8 Meeting - 2017
When anti-asbestos groups are saying that any asbestos exposure is significant and one fibre kills, they are wrong because there is in fact a permissible and an acceptable level of exposure. When they...
Proposal to list perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (CAS No: 355-46-4, PFHxS), its salts and PFHxS-related compounds in Annexes A, B and/or C to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants
Note by the Secretariat
1. Norway has submitted a proposal to list perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (CAS No: 355-46-4, PFHxS), its salts and PFHxS-related compounds in Annexes A, B and/or...