These harmful chemicals can travel vast distances, resist environmental degradation and accumulate in people’s bodies.
Each year pesticides cause tens of millions of cases of accidental poisoning and are also linked to more serious threats including cancer, birth defects and death.
Endocrine disruptors are chemicals that can act like or damage the function of glands and hormones in the human body’s endocrine system.
The Stockholm Convention is an international treaty that aims to ban or limit production and use of persistent organic pollutants
The Rotterdam Convention is an international treaty that aims to protect people from hazardous substances that are exported from other nations