The Mercury Game is a negotiation simulation that is designed to teach people about the role of science in international environmental policy making. The Mercury Game was written by Leah C. Stokes, Dr. Noelle E. Selin and Dr. Lawrence E. Susskind. The Mercury Game will be launched and played as a short course on Sunday July 24th from 1-4 pm in Halifax, Canada at the International Conference of Mercury as a Global Pollutant. Players will include mercury scientists and staff from national environmental agencies. On Monday, July 25, Leah Stokes will present the game-related research at the “United Nations Environment Programme Global Mercury Partnership” special session.