Mercury is a hazardous material that causes serious environmental and human health problems. Although it is found naturally, it is most often released from man-made products like thermometers and fluorescent lights, or produced as a by-product of energy production. Mercury is a bio-accumulative pollutant, which means that it does not break down over time and accumulates in animal tissues.
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