(CNN) - A new study finds widespread, unsafe levels of mercury in people and fish.
Research by the Biodiversity Research Institute found more than 82 percent of human hair samples from eight countries exceeded typically safe levels of mercury set by the EPA.
The report found people and marine ecosystems across the world are contaminated with mercury - and levels in people and fish regularly exceed safe levels.
The Biodiversity Research Institute report is part of a study in collaboration with anti-toxins group IPEN.
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