Pat Mooney

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Pat R. Mooney (* 1947 ) is a Canadian development worker and technology critic .

Until 2002, Mooney worked at the organization Rural Advancement Fund International (RAFI) on the socio-economic influences of modern technologies on rural communities. Since 2001, the group has been working under the name ETC Group (Action Group on Erosion, Technology and Concentration) on nutrition-related questions of technology assessment with offices in Canada, USA, Mexico and Great Britain and cooperation partners all over the world.

His current research area is the technological consequences of nanotechnology .


Fonts (selection)

  • Seeds of the Earth. A private or public resource? Food First Books, p. L. 1979, ISBN 0-88801-493-7 (German: Saat-Multis und Weltthunger. How corporations plunder the world's food treasures. Rowohlt, Reinbek bei Hamburg 1981, ISBN 3-499-14731-9 ).
  • (with Cary Fowler): Shattering: Food, Politics, and the Loss of Genetic Diversity. University of Arizona Press, Tucson AZ 1990, ISBN 0-8165-1181-0 (German: The seeds of hunger. How we destroy the foundations of our diet. Rowohlt, Reinbek bei Hamburg 1991, ISBN 3-499-12987-6 ) .
  • (with Armin Reller ): Nanotechnology. Departure into the unknown. Oekom-Verlag, Munich 2006, ISBN 3-86581-050-0 .
  • Next BANG! How the risky game with mega-technologies threatens our very existence. Edited by Niclas Hällström. Oekom-Verlag, Munich 2010, ISBN 978-3-86581-212-4 .

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