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Title: The Price of a Mercury Mine
Url: http://ewradio.org/program.aspx?ProgramID=4130
Creator: Karl, John
Publisher: University of Wisconsin--Madison. Sea Grant College Program
Description: This radio broadcast discusses the health problems associated with the town of Idrija, Slovenia, which was a center for mercury mining for about 500 years. A Slovenian chemist and expert in mercury points out that the citizens of Idrija, proud of their industrial heritage, are reluctant to connect the health problems they experience with exposure to mercury. The clip is 2 minutes in length and is available in MP3 format.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Atlases -- By region or country -- Eastern Hemisphere. Eurasia, Africa, etc. -- Europe -- Southeastern Europe -- Balkan Peninsula -- Slovenia
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine -- Environmental health -- Industrial pollution (other than air)
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine -- Study and teaching
Technology -- Mining engineering. Metallurgy -- Mining engineering. Metallurgy -- Metallurgy -- Metallurgy of nonferrous metals -- Mercury
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Health -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Mining engineering -- Health and safety
Environmental engineering -- Pollution
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2005-11-18
Resource Type: Event (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Sound (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
mp3
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Rights: University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: earth science
Environmental science
Physical sciences
science
Date Of Record Release: 2012-08-20 11:38:48 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-11-10 11:26:31 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 35
Resource URL Clicks: 1
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