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June 17th, 2007

Nanotechnology and the environment - more support needed

Nanotechnologies have great potential to help us address a range of environmental challenges. However, policies are needed to promote the development of nanotechnologies, and funding is needed to carry out research into the benefits and risks of these new technologies for both human health and the environment. These were the main messages coming out of a session on nanotechnology and the environment held during Green Week, an annual event organised by the European Commission.


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