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Nanotechnologies Links

  1. Factual links

    Some of the websites providing factual information on Nanotechnologies:

    • 1.1 Institutions addressing nanotechnology
    • 1.2 Q&As and FAQs about nanotechnology
  2. Other Views
  3. Sites linking to this publication
 

1. Factual links

1.1 Institutions addressing nanotechnology
1.2 Q&As and FAQs about nanotechnology
 

2. Other Views

Links in this section have been selected as examples of other views on Nanotechnologies. This list of links is only a sample and it is not suggested that it is complete nor that it is fully representative of all the existing views. GreenFacts asbl takes no position concerning the views expressed in these linked documents.

  • Greenpeace expresses concerns about the health and environmental safety of nanoparticles and wishes to see a moratorium on the release of nanoparticles to the environment until evidence that it is safe (for the environment and human health) is clear: www.greenpeace.org.uk/about/nanotechnology 
  • The Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration expresses concerns about the safety of nanotechnologies and suggests a moratorium be placed on research involving molecular self-assembly and self-replication: www.etcgroup.org/en/issues/nanotechnology.html 
  • The Soil Association, a UK organization devoted to organic food and farming, is proposing a ban on nanotechnologies, due to unknown health en environmental effects:
    www.soilassociation.org/ 
 

3. Sites linking to this publication

  • Nano2Life, the first European Network of Excellence in nanobiotechnology, provides a link to the GreenFacts publication on nanotechnologies from its "Useful links" page: www.nano2life.de/links_list.php 
  • The Observatory for Micro & Nano Technologies (OMNT) provides a link to the GreenFacts publication on nanotechnologies under its " General links" at: www.omnt.fr/index.php?lang=eng&page=contact&section=liens 
  • Nanoforum aims to provide a linking framework for all nanotechnology activity within the European Community. It serves as a central location, from which to gain access to and information about research programmes, technological developments, funding opportunities and future activities in nanotechnology within the community: www.nanoforum.org/ 

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