What is another word for Minamata Bay?

7 synonyms found


[ mˌɪnɐmˈɑːtə bˈe͡ɪ], [ mˌɪnɐmˈɑːtə bˈe‍ɪ], [ m_ˌɪ_n_ɐ_m_ˈɑː_t_ə b_ˈeɪ]

Related words: mercury poisoning, Minamata disease, mercury in the environment, mercury levels, water pollution

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How to use "Minamata bay" in context?

The Minamata Bay disaster is one of the world's worst environmental disasters. On March 27, 1956, a cloud of toxic gas escaped from a pesticide plant in Minamata Bay, Japan. The gas enveloped the town of Minamata, as well as a number of fishing villages and chemical plants nearby. Thousands of people who came into contact with the gas developed an aggressive form of Parkinson's disease. The health and lives of these individuals have been irreparably harmed by the disaster.

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