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1 What Are Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)? Definition, Examples, and Environmental Concerns
2 Virtual meeting for conference of parties
3 4 Major Environmental Treaties the US Never Ratified — But Should • The Revelator
4 Namibia: Virtual Meeting for Conference of Parties
5 Persistent organic pollutants: draft Stockholm Convention UK implementation plan 2021
6 Stockholm Committee Reviews Three POPs for Screening, Listing | News | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD
7 Interview: What's next in the global fight against chemicals and waste pollution
8 Draft evaluations of substances proposed as persistent organic pollutants (POPs)
9 Study Examines Prospects for Collaboration among Biodiversity, Chemicals and Waste Conventions | News | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD
10 Stockholm Convention COP Considers Technical Work on PCBs and DDT, Listing New Chemicals | News | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD
11 Report Highlights Opportunities for Coordinated Action on Climate, Chemicals | News | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD
12 The oil and chemical industry is lobbying against landmark global regulation of microplastic chemicals
13 Cabinet ratifies ban on 7 hazardous chemicals listed under Stockholm Convention
14 UNDP Reports on Human Impact of Stockholm Convention Implementation Projects | News | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD
15 Summary of notice responses
16 Chlorinated paraffins with carbon chain lengths in the range C14-17
17 DENR puts up a second e-waste treatment plant
18 British Embassy Santo Domingo: call for bids 2021/2022
19 Plastic waste linked to egg contamination
20 What have the Stockholm Convention national implementation plans achieved so far?
21 Persistent Organic Pollutants like Organochlorine Pesticides Pose Health Risk to Rare Giant Panda Subspecies
22 Chemicals and Waste Conventions Agree to Eliminate Two Chemical Groups and Address Plastic Waste, Adopt New Compliance Mechanism | News | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD
23 Several persistent chemicals found in fetal organs
24 UK making 'good progress' on PFAS and POPs, DEFRA claims
25 Science News Releases
26 What Are the EU Concentration Limits on Chemical Pollutants in Waste?
27 Working Group Pushes Forward on Guidelines for Plastics, POPs, Incineration | News | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD
28 Are there trillions of microplastics in your sunscreen right now?
29 Treaty banning dangerous chemicals helped Arctic wildlife, study shows
30 A court case is shining a light on injustices in France’s former colonies
31 Guest Article: Towards a Healthier Future: The Contributions of the EU to the Activities of the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD
32 Morocco Hosts 1st Decontamination Station for POPs in Africa, Arab World
33 Environment ministry notifies rules to regulate the use of persistent organic pollutants
34 Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Arctic
35 DEFRA considers designating three new persistent organic pollutants
36 Related: The end of pentachlorophenol is near
37 Norwegian Environmental Specimen Bank helps us understand chemicals' history
38 DEFRA considers ban on chlorinated paraffins
39 Union Cabinet ratifies ban on 7 hazardous chemicals
40 Local residents 'thrilled' as council raid ends operations at 'Surrey's worst waste dump'
41 Atmospheric monitoring in Antarctica uncovers local sources of industrial chemicals
42 Take Action by Sept. 13: Tell Canada to Ban Horrifically Hazardous Wood Preservative Pentachlorophenol
43 Sri Lanka : Sri Lanka's welders learn of dangers of contaminated oil
44 No 'silver bullet' for PFAS
45 PFAS Chemicals Under Increased International Scrutiny By EPA, ECCC
46 EU agency to propose restrictions on PFAS in firefighting foams
47 Ban on medium-chain chlorinated paraffins would have 'severe impact' on industry
48 PCBs and DDT: Pollutants found in otters above toxic thresholds decades after ban
49 The dirty dozen and other deadly chemicals
50 Mexico Bans Glysophate But Tolerates Other Agrochemicals (disponible en español)
51 What Value Propositions Should Businesses Aim At While Making New Research And Development Funding In Inorganic Chemicals Market? – The Manomet Current
52 Thousands protest in France's Martinique against insecticide 'impunity'
53 Rotterdam Convention Committee Recommends Informed Consent Procedure for Trade in Two Chemicals | News | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD
54 SAICM, NRDC Examine Addressing Chemicals in Textile Industry | News | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD
55 Long-banned toxics are still accumulating in Great Lakes birds—as new chemical threats emerge
56 Detoxifiers from the landfill: Chemical contamination
57 Consultation on plan to remove harmful chemicals from environment
58 UNEP Compares Options for Science-Policy Interface on Chemicals and Waste | News | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD
59 Global Agreement on Marine Pollution from Land-based Sources Yields Lessons: Policy Brief | News | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD
60 Worldwide ban on flame retardant
61 Green groups: Prioritize zero-waste strategies to arrest release of persistent organic pollutants
62 Tetraglyme proposed as candidate for regulation in EU
63 Scientists find persistent organic pollutants in animal fur
64 Women’s Exposure to Environmental Pollutants Prompts Infertility and Low Egg Count
65 UNEP Report to “Triple COPs” Highlights Collaborative Efforts on Sound Management of Chemicals and Waste | News | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD
66 New efforts to protect us from ‘forever chemicals’ won’t work unless the companies that use and produce them come forward (Part Four)
67 Pesticides and industrial pollutants found in snow atop Arctic glaciers
68 Study Finds Many Arctic Pollutants Decrease Following Stockholm Convention
69 Xinjiang cotton is of high quality, without chemicals specified by BCI: Industry association
70 'Chemicals are important determinants for sustainable development, but …'
71 Minister describes POPs as hazardous to human
72 PFOA: Teflon chemical contaminating drinking water may be banned
73 Germany Latest EU Country to Introduce Due Diligence Rules
74 Pesticide placed on UN list of hazardous chemicals to be eliminated
75 Nearly 100 million Chinese people supplied with ‘unsafe’ drinking water
76 Exposure to Certain Pesticides Increase the Risk of Thyroid Cancer
77 EPA Proposes Cancellation of Highly Toxic Wood Preservative Pentachlorophenol ("Penta")
78 Fact Sheet on Environmental Damage by the US
79 Is a state-owned company to blame for PFAS contamination at Hartbeespoort Dam? (Part Three)
80 Map Monday: Global Pesticide Scorecard Launched
81 Global praise for Qatar's commitment to Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions
82 'Forever Chemicals' Found in Tap Water Along Yangtze River
83 EPA Proposes to Cancel FIFRA Registration for Pentachlorophenol
84 A need for sensitivity, robustness and compliance in dioxin analysis
85 Banned chemicals persist in deep ocean
86 Chemicals in plastic wastes contaminate food chain – study
87 Basel COP 14 Promotes Sound Management of Hazardous Wastes | News | SDG Knowledge Hub | IISD
88 How many of us are drinking toxic forever chemicals?
89 South Africa won’t support proposed global plastic ban treaty, draft document reveals
90 China seeks loophole as U.N. nears pact banning toxic chemical: activists
91 What You Need to Know About the Chemicals We're Exposed to Every Day and Ingest Without Realizing
92 Polar Bears at Risk From Toxic Chemical Exposure
93 Stockholm Convention approves recommendation for ban on endosulfan
94 'Alarming' levels of brominated dioxins found in recycled plastic products
95 Nine dangerous chemicals added to global banned list
96 The Analysis of Persistent Organic Pollutants Using Pressurized Liquid Extraction and Automated Column Chromatography Sample Cleanup
97 All Blacks Potential Sponsor INEOS Caught Lobbying Against Rules To Limit Toxic Microplastics | Scoop News
98 Overview of the new draft bill of the Supply Chain Act
99 Toxic Chemicals Banned 20 Years Ago Finally Disappearing From Arctic Wildlife
100 In-depth: What you need to know about the EU's PFAS crack-down