Mercury (Hg) is a toxic heavy metal that changes into various chemical forms through geochemical processes. It is an element that occurs naturally in the environment but with industrialization, humans have altered its cycle by adding more mercury in the water, air, and soil.
ᐃᒃᐱᐊᕐᔪᒃ, (ᐃᓄᓕᒃ ᒥᑦᓵᓂ 760) ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᐅᔪᖅ ᐃᓄᓐᓄᑦ “ᐃᒃᐱᐊᕐᔪᒃ”, ᐊᕙᓗᔭᐅᒪᔪᖅ ᐱᖓᓱᓄᑦ ᐳᖅᑐᔪᓄᑦ ᐱᖓᓱᓄᑦ. ᐃᓂᖃᖅᑐᖅ ᐅᐊᓐᓇᖓᓂ ᕿᑭᖅᑖᓘᑉ, ᐱᐅᔪᒻᒪᕆᐊᓗᒃ ᑕᑯᕕᑦᓴᐅᑦᓱᓂ ᐊᓪᓚᓐᖑᐊᓂᒃ, ᐊᐃᕕᕐᓂᒃ, ᓇᑦᓯᕐᓂᒃ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᓯᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐳᐃᔨᓂᒃ. ᐃᒃᐱᐊᕐᔪᒃ ᑲᓲᒪᔪᖅ ᐅᔭᕆᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒻᒧᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᓇᓂᓯᕕᒃ ᐊᖅᑯᑎᑕᖃᖅᓱᓂ ᑕᑭᓂᓕᒻᒥᒃ 32 ᑭᓗᒦᑕᓂᒃ. ᓇᓂᓯᕕᒃ ᓄᓇᓕᕈᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ 1970-ᖏᓐᓂ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᓯᒍᑕᐅᑦᓱᓂ ᑐᓚᑦᑕᕐᕕᒻᒧᑦ ᐅᔭᕋᓐᓂᐊᕐᕕᒻᒥ, ᒫᓐᓇᓗ ᒪᑐᕙᓪᓕᐊᓕᖅᓱᓂ.