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Date :  2007-09-04
Language :  English
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Shiva, Vandana

Author and environment activist

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Vandana Shiva is an indian alter-globalist figure, known for her anti-GMOs positions and her campaigns against genetic engineering. In her books, she warns of the risks of "biopiracy", ie plundering of natural resources by agro-chemical companies. She founded in 1987 “Navdanya”, a NGO involved in defense of traditionnal agriculture. In 1993, she received the Right Livelihood Award (also known as the Alternative Nobel Prize).

Among her english writings :

Manifestos on the Future of Food and Seed, South End Press, oct. 2007.

Earth Democracy, Zed Bks, 2005.

Water Wars : Privatization, Pollution, and Profit, Between the lines, 2001.

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