Dr. Vandana Shiva is a scientist and environmental activist. Originally trained as a physicist, she has dedicated the last five decades to service of the Earth, women and small farmers. Dr. Shiva created a grassroots movement, Navdanya, to save seeds, protect farmers’ rights and promote traditional organic farming methods that increase nutrition and income, thus reducing hunger and poverty. Her book, Soil Not Oil, shows how fossil-fuel-based industrial agriculture contributes to climate change, and how biodiverse organic farming is a solution. She has pointed out the contradictions brought by globalization from a viewpoint of marginalized people and women, and has fought against biopiracy.

" /> Dr. Vandana Shiva is a scientist and environmental activist. Originally trained as a physicist, she has dedicated the last five decades to service of the Earth, women and small farmers. Dr. Shiva created a grassroots movement, Navdanya, to save seeds, protect farmers’ rights and promote traditional organic farming methods that increase nutrition and income, thus reducing hunger and poverty. Her book, Soil Not Oil, shows how fossil-fuel-based industrial agriculture contributes to climate change, and how biodiverse organic farming is a solution. She has pointed out the contradictions brought by globalization from a viewpoint of marginalized people and women, and has fought against biopiracy.

" /> Dr. Vandana Shiva is a scientist and environmental activist. Originally trained as a physicist, she has dedicated the last five decades to service of the Earth, women and small farmers. Dr. Shiva created a grassroots movement, Navdanya, to save seeds, protect farmers’ rights and promote traditional organic farming methods that increase nutrition and income, thus reducing hunger and poverty. Her book, Soil Not Oil, shows how fossil-fuel-based industrial agriculture contributes to climate change, and how biodiverse organic farming is a solution. She has pointed out the contradictions brought by globalization from a viewpoint of marginalized people and women, and has fought against biopiracy.

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Vandana Shiva
Indian Scientist and Environmental Activist, Founder "Navdanya"

Dr. Vandana Shiva is a scientist and environmental activist. Originally trained as a physicist, she has dedicated the last five decades to service of the Earth, women and small farmers. Dr. Shiva created a grassroots movement, Navdanya, to save seeds, protect farmers’ rights and promote traditional organic farming methods that increase nutrition and income, thus reducing hunger and poverty. Her book, Soil Not Oil, shows how fossil-fuel-based industrial agriculture contributes to climate change, and how biodiverse organic farming is a solution. She has pointed out the contradictions brought by globalization from a viewpoint of marginalized people and women, and has fought against biopiracy.


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