Stories by Vandana Shiva

Activist and physicist Vandana Shiva is founder and director of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology, and Natural Resource Policy in New Delhi. Her latest book is "Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply." She is a founding director of International Forum on Globalization. subscribe to Vandana Shiva's feed

Posted on: May 24, 2016, Source: EcoWatch

Humanity has been eating 8,500 different plant species. Today we are being condemned to eat GM corn and soy.

Posted on: Apr 19, 2016, Source: North Atlantic Books

Chemical-intensive monocultures produce less food per acre than biodiverse, ecological farms.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2014, Source: Asian Age

Pushing for genetically modified organisms is polluting our seed and food, our science and democracy.

Posted on: Jan 1, 2013, Source: Al Jazeera

The Delhi gang rape victim has triggered a social revolution - we must sustain it, deepen it, expand it, notes author.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2012, Source: YES! Magazine

Today, at a time of multiple crises, we need to move away from thinking of nature as dead matter to valuing her biodiversity, clean water, and seeds. For this, nature herself is the best teacher.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2011, Source:

Genetically engineered food and industrial agriculture won't save us from climate change, droughts and food insecurity -- in fact, it's just the opposite.

Posted on: May 18, 2009, Source: Huffington Post

The factors that have caused 200,000 suicides are rooted in the policies of trade liberalization and corporate globalization.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2008, Source: South End Press

Biodiverse farms offer us more food, better food, higher incomes for farmers and a defense from climate disasters.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2007, Source: AlterNet

The physicist, activist and author outlines the scope of the "triple threat" represented by the end of cheap oil, human-induced climate change, and resource scarcity.