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Organic pollutants that do not break down chemically and remain in the environment. Pollutants with higher persistence may produce more harmful environmental effects. (Source: GEMET/LANDYa)

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polluant organique persistant
стойкое органическое загрязняющее вещество
contaminantes orgánicos persistentes
Chinese, Simplified
ملوث عضوي مستمر

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with persistent organic pollutant

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Basel Convention
Stockholm Convention
Rotterdam Convention
Minamata Convention on Mercury
Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans of the Baltic and North Seas
United Nations Environment Assembly