Vandan Shiva, An Author We Like

            Vandana Shiva is an Indian environmental activist, she has written many books about climate change including: Making Peace with The Earth, Earth Democracy, Staying Alive, Stolen Harvest, Water Wars, and Globalization’s New Wars and many more.  Shiva is currently 64 years of age. Based out of Delhi, she is one of the leaders and board members of the International Forum on Globalization and a figure of the global solidarity movement known as the alter-globalization movement. She has argued for the wisdom of many traditional practices, and draws attention upon India's Vedic heritage. She is a member of the scientific committee of the Fundacion IDEAS, Spain's Socialist Party's think tank. She is also a member of the International Organization for a Participatory Society. She received the Right Livelihood Award in 1993, and numerous other prizes.

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