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Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants

Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants was signed in 2001 with the objective of protecting human health and the environment from chemicals that remain intact in the environment for long periods, become widely distributed geographically, accumulate in the fatty tissue of humans and wildlife, and have harmful impacts on human health or on the environment.

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