vandana shiva

Green
In Norway, a high-tech seed vault flooded from melting permafrost. In Montana, locals keep their seeds in the library. On
Environment
That's untenable. It's time for a declaration of independence that recognizes that seed is the source of life and seed freedom
Environment
Over the last two decades, this question of green has moved beyond our living and into our dying in the most explicit of ways in the US, as a movement for environmentally friendly deathcare builds steam.
Impact
No one should ever conflate non-violent protest -- no matter how creative or playful -- with a lack of grit or determination. Still, what can you do? The options are endless.
Environment
For the first time, Hindu teachings will take a prominent role in this effort, as a growing coalition of Hindu organizations, leaders, and interfaith allies are ramping up efforts to protect Matru Bhumi through the Bhumi Devi ki Jai! A Hindu Declaration on Climate Change.
Travel
The World Exposition in Milan recently opened in Italy with the theme Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life. Its admirable goal is "to guarantee healthy, safe, and sufficient food for everyone, while respecting the Planet and its equilibrium."
Impact
Mobility for physically and mentally challenged people in Northern Uganda. Widespread humane education in Australia. Community gardens for all in Chico, California.
Religion
These stories of the soul are part of our human history, our spiritual and mythic heritage that has nourished us with the sacred meaning of life -- as real as grains ground into flour.
Religion
These inspiring quotes from the Religions for the Earth conference bring the spiritual back to the climate discussion: Union
Environment
Setting the record straight, Dr. Ramon J. Seidler, Ph.D., former Senior Scientist, Environmental Protection Agency, has recently published a well-researched article documenting the devastating facts on GMOs, "Pesticide Use on Genetically Engineered Crops."
Wellness
The unspoken poverty in our culture is a poverty of spirit, a real hunger for what the West has forgotten: that not just individual life but all of creation is sacred.
Religion
If eco-activists are using the explicitly Hindu practices of yoga and kīrtan as means of expressing the eco-activist program, why is Hinduism on the ground seemingly so devoid of activism?
Environment
Fluoride causes cancer. Childhood vaccines cause autism. Climate change is a hoax. Where do all these patent mistruths come from?
Religion
Winter solstice is a time to honor the dark, and also celebrate the returning light.
Environment
Vandana Shiva: The seed in its essence is all of the past evolution of the Earth, the evolution of human history, and the
Environment
Whether you're concerned about health, GMOs, animal rights or the future of life on earth, it's time to come together "to create change at larger, systemic levels." Changing to a happier, healthier world is possible, he believes.
Religion
India has long harbored a tradition of ethical vegetarianism, anchored on the dharmic traditions' commitment to nonviolence. Yet, just last year, India attained the dubious distinction of being the largest beef exporter in the world.