ARCRISK – Mercury Risk Evaluation, Risk Management, and Risk Reduction Measures in the Arctic

Objective

Develop an action plan with targeted risk reduction measures for mercury releases from key sources in the Arctic.

Activities

  • Inception
  • Mercury source inventory
  • Risk evaluation of mercury and multiple stressor impacts
  • Demonstration of sound reduction measures
  • Stakeholder involvement
  • Capacity building and dissemination
  • Project management

Mercury from outside the Arctic is polluting the region

AMAP Working Group lays a scientific foundation while ACAP WG implements projects to stimulate actions to reduce emissions. This is how they work together to inspire chan...
10 May 2021
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Lead Working Groups
ACAP
Lead Arctic States & Permanent Participants
Norway
Start
2019
End
2023
Status
On track

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