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Vandana Shiva speaks at Right2Know March

Vandana Shiva

Our friends at MADGE Australia shared this video on Facebook showing Vandana Shiva speaking at the Right2Know March: A mobilisation on GMO Labelling.  She is seated here in front of the White House on October 16 2011, World Food Day. Video link here Vandana Shiva, the well known anti-GMO activist is one of the co-authors […]

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November 7th, 2011 | Posted in Food,Sustainable Agriculture | Read More »

Mira Shiva: Health Effects of GM Foods

Mira Shiva

by Bhavani Prakash Dr Mira Shiva is a renowned medical doctor and public health activist from India. She was a member of the Drug Pricing Review Committee in 2001, and has been a member of various bodies such as the National Population Commission, National Human Rights Commission, Voluntary Health Association of India, Health Equity and […]

April 1st, 2011 | Posted in Biodiversity,Food,Sustainable Agriculture | Read More »

Vandana Shiva: Traditional Knowledge, Biodiversity and Sustainable Living

Vandana Shiva inaugurating Grandmothers University

By Bhavani Prakash Dr Vandana Shiva needs little introduction as a prominent environmental, social justice and anti-GM activist.  In 2010, she received the Sydney Peace Prize and was named by Guardian UK in March 2011 as one of the top 100 women in the world. In the following interview, she explains the work done at […]

March 31st, 2011 | Posted in Activism,Biodiversity,Climate Change,Food,Gardening,Green Activism,Sustainable Agriculture,Sustainable Agriculture/GMO/Organic,Sustainable Growth/Development | Read More »

6 Grassroots Activists win Goldman Environment Prize 2010

Goldman prize

This year’s Goldman Environment Prize, considered the equivalent of the Nobel Prize for the Environment, was awarded to 6 Grassroots activists. The causes ranged from saving elephants in Cambodia, sustainable agriculture in Cuba, protecting biodiversity in Poland, protecting the indigenous people against forcible evictions in Swaziland, fighting against water pollution by industrial animal farming in USA and campaigning against […]

May 19th, 2010 | Posted in Activism,Food,Poverty & Hunger,Sustainable Agriculture | Read More »

Can One man and One cow Save our Planet?: Seeding the real Green Revolution

One Man One Cow One Planet

by Bhavani Prakash Why on earth would an 80 year old New Zealander pack his bags for good to spend the rest of his life in rural India, teaching farmers how to swirl cow dung in a vortex of water? Meet Peter Proctor, in the movie below, the man with a mission to save Indian agriculture from the […]

May 11th, 2010 | Posted in Food,Sustainable Agriculture | Read More »

Would you still eat Chicken in India? Shocking Cruelty

Chicken Battery farm

With increasing income levels due to economic growth, meat consumption in Asian countries has risen over the last decade.  However, legislation for hygiene as well as animal rights continue to be very lax.  Here is a PETA video that shows the extent of cruelty in the processing of chickens and eggs in India at all […]

May 4th, 2010 | Posted in Food | Read More »

Go Veg with a delicious Arabic meal

Eating-hummus

Salaam Alaykum! (Hello in Arabic). I’ve lived in the Middle East many years ago, and suddenly felt a bit nostalgic about Arabic and Mediterranean food. We used to have a lovely Arabic restaurant at the basement of the apartment block we lived in, which virtually served as my second kitchen.  I always managed some lovely […]

February 5th, 2010 | Posted in Food,Food,Food/Diet/Meat Reduction | Read More »

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