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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 […]

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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 »

Video Review – Zeitgeist: Moving Forward

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By Bhavani Prakash Zeitgeist roughly translates from German into “spirit of the times.”  The movie Zeitgeist: Moving Forward, directed by Peter Joseph was released globally on January 25th, 2011 as a sequel to “Zeitgeist“(2007) and is available to everyone free for non-commercial use as a public commons. I haven’t watched the 2007 movie at the […]

January 29th, 2011 | Posted in Behaviour Change,Climate Change,Sustainable Growth/Development | Read More »

The Climate Challenge: Voices from Pakistan

Floods Sindh Reuters

By Bhavani Prakash The effect of climate change is often reflected in erratic weather patterns. This was revealed in Sindh province of Pakistan last year in the form of devasting floods. According to a PBS report, ” Even today, four months on, hundreds of thousands of people in the southern Sindh province are still in tent […]

January 6th, 2011 | Posted in Climate Change | Read More »

Dr Vandana Shiva’s Sydney Peace Prize Lecture: Time to End War on Earth

Dr Vandana Shiva  - Source: Wikipedia

By Bhavani Prakash The end of December is a not only a good time to reflect upon the year that has passed, but also to take stock of why we are here on this planet as human beings. “Do we have a higher end?” is a question to which every individual, every society, every civilisation […]

December 26th, 2010 | Posted in Activism,Biodiversity,Climate Change,Sustainable Agriculture,Sustainable Growth/Development | Read More »

Songs on Climate Change

Jill Soluble

Asha Edmund is an award winning Singaporean singer and composer, steadily making a name in the international dance music scene. Earlier she shared with us some of her favourite Songs For the Environment. She’s back with a bang against the backdrop of the Climate Change talks at COP16 in Cancun, Mexico, with her choice of […]

December 1st, 2010 | Posted in Climate Change | Read More »

Annie Leonard: The Story of Electronics

Story of Electronics

by Bhavani Prakash Annie Leonard, creator of a series of informative animations, The Story of Stuff, The Story of Bottled Water, The Story of Cosmetics and The Story of Cap & Trade has just released the latest one taking the electronics industry to task:  The Story of Electronics. It shows the negative impact of the […]

November 10th, 2010 | Posted in Behaviour Change,Electronics and E-Waste,Sustainable Growth/Development | Read More »

FLOW – Water Privatisation (Documentary)

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“The World Bank is good at spending a billion dollars in one place, but not in spending a thousand dollars in a million places” –  from the movie, FLOW – Water Privatisation (referring to mega dams) How Did A Handful Of Corporations Steal Our Water? Water is the very essence of life, sustaining every being […]

November 3rd, 2010 | Posted in Water | Read More »

Low Cost Methods of Water Purification

Women collecting Rainwater with Saree

by Bhavani Prakash This article has been written in support of BLOG ACTION DAY 2010, an annual online event where bloggers of the world unite to write on a specific issue on the same day, namely 15th October.  This year’s topic is WATER and there are over 4000 blogs from more than 130 countries participating today reaching […]

October 15th, 2010 | Posted in Water | Read More »

Anita Sancha: Changing The World, One Animation At A Time

Anita Sancha

Anita Sancha is an environmentalist, designer and animator based in the UK, seeking to raise awareness through her intricately conceived animations.  Her first ever called “Home-Sweet Home”  was submitted to a competition organised by Current TV where she won a lunch with Al Gore.  All her videos are available on her website, free to download […]

October 1st, 2010 | Posted in Animations and Movies,Cartoons/Entertaining Green Videos | Read More »

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