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Bullshit! (GMO’s)

Published on Nov 11, 2010

Her opponents call her “The Green Killer”. They gave her “The Bullshit Award” for sustaining poverty. TIME says she is a hero of our times, an icon for youngsters all over the world. The film is about Vandana Shiva, Indian environmental activist and nuclear physicist, who was awarded the Right Livelihood Award in 1993.

It’s a film on globalization and patenting, on genetic engineering, bio-piracy, indigenous knowledge. In this documentary, the filmmakers follow Vandana Shiva over a two-year period, from her organic farm at the foot of the Himalayas to institutions of power all over the world.

Here Vandana Shiva does battle with one of her toughest opponents, Monsanto, a huge American biotech company, when they try to patent an ancient Indian strain of wheat.

Together with Dalits she tries to close down a Coca-Cola plant in Kerala, in a conflict involving groundwater pollution. In this film Vandana Shiva also tackles the question of farmers’ suicide, a backlash of the globalization.


VANDANA SHIVA: Traditional Knowledge, Biodiversity and Sustainable Living

Published on Mar 29, 2011

An Interview with Dr Vandana Shiva, one of the world’s foremost environmentalist, anti-GM activist and an advocate of ecological farming and sustainable agriculture as a solution to climate change, food security, hunger and peace. The interview was taken on 16th March 2011, during “Grandmonther’s University” a three day course at Navdanya Biodiversity Farm at Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India which Dr. Vandana Shiva founded in 1987 to help save traditional seeds. The farm also undertakes research and training, along with the important role of distributing native seeds to farmers in the region.

Please see the full article at http://www.ecowalkthetalk.com/blog/20…


Vandana Shiva: Indigenous Knowledge

Published on Jul 5, 2011

International seminar on Innovation, Sustainability and Development, Delhi, 28-30 June 2011. http://www.anewmanifesto.org http://www.steps-centre.org

Hosted by the National Institute of Science, Technology and Development Studies in partnership with the Centre for Development Studies-Trivandrum and the STEPS Centre.

More videos: http://anewmanifesto.org/news/delhi-j…