40 years after the adoption concerning the protection of the world's cultural and natural heritage, Idrija
joined the Skocjan Caves and pile dwellings of Ljubljansko Barje to become the third Slovenian entry onto the UNESCO World Heritage List for monuments of exceptional importance for humanity.
Others around the world include Rammelsberg (silver) in Germany, Almaden in Spain and Idrija
in Slovenia (mercury), the Wieliczka and Bochnia salt mines in Poland, Blaenavon (coal and iron) in Wales, and the mining town of Sewell, near El Teniente in Chile.
Mercury, selenium and cadmium in human autopsy samples from Idrija
residents and Mercury Mine workers.
Heritage of Mercury Almaden and Idrija
Mercury Mine has caused extensive deformations in the wider mining area in the last five centuries.
From a social sustainability perspective, Conventa partnered with Idrija
Lace Shool that enriches the tradition of making handmade Idrija
Koper, Postojna, Nova Gorica, Idrija
, Kranj, Bled, Novo Mesto, Krsko, Celje, Velenje, Ravne, Maribor, Ptuj and Murska Sobota,
Mercury in the Idrijca River sediments as a reflection of mining and smelting activities of the Idrija
The 7th ICMGP was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, the location of the second largest mercury mine in the world--the Idrija
I work half-time as a pedagogist in a kindergarten at Vrtec Idrija
, and half-time at the Pedagogical Research Institute in Ljubljana in an SBS program.
Many Dinaric faults, including the Idrija
Fault, formed as dip-slip normal faults and were only later dextrally reactivated (Vrabec and Fodor, 2006).
This could be one of the reason for the higher risk of suicide among miners of the Idrija
Mercury Mine in the last 45 years.