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Vandana Shiva to Headline Ojai’s Earth Day

Dr. Vandana Shiva will headline Ojai’s annual Earth Day Festival on Saturday April 23, to take place at Oak Grove School from 11-4pm. Dr. Shiva will speak at 2:30 p.m. and will be introduced by Rick Ridgeway. There will be a book signing after Dr. Shiva’s appearance. A Ph.D. in the Philosophy of Quantum Theory, …continue

Letter from the Publisher: Vandana Shiva

Hello friends, Vandana Shiva is one of the most outspoken and powerful advocates for food justice and biodiversity in the world today. She is a tireless advocate for traditional systems of food production and the rights of women who are often at the center of such work. I have followed her activities with interest for …continue

Sneak Peek: Vandana Shiva’s Who Really Feeds the World

In her latest book, scientist and activist Vandana Shiva delivers a powerful manifesto calling for meaningful agricultural consciousness and genuine sustainability. Shiva, whom Bill Moyers has called a “rock star in the worldwide battle against genetically modified seeds,” draws upon her thirty years of research to debunk the myth—propagated in large part by the GMO …continue

7 GMO Myths Debunked by Vandana Shiva

Taiwan is the latest on the growing list of countries that are increasing limits on, or outright banning, genetically modified food. As more countries and individuals are opting against genetically engineered crops, international agribusinesses continue to insist that GMOs are the only realistic solution to the world food crisis. Here, in an exclusive excerpt from her new …continue

Vandana Shiva’s Earth Democracy

North Atlantic Books is excited to be working with Vandana Shiva as her publisher in the United States. Over the next year we’ll be rolling out several of her previously published books, including Earth Democracy, which is available in bookstores everywhere today. We’ll also have two new books from her, Seed Sovereignty, Food Security, and Who Really Feeds the World? available next spring and …continue

Toward Sustainable, Biodiverse, and Decentralized Bioenergy Alternatives

Excerpt from Soil Not Oil by Vandana Shiva   Toward Sustainable, Biodiverse, and Decentralized Bioenergy Alternatives for India Diverting land and food to produce industrial biofuel undermines the land and food sovereignty of the poor, generating social conflicts and threatening the fragile fabric of democracy. Ethanol production has already contributed to an increase in food …continue