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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

It’s Time for Earth Democracy

The 2016 presidential election is just about one year away and, depending on what you read or who you listen to, it’s hard to know what the year ahead might hold. Even if some would propose that our form of democracy is working the way it is intended to, the question remains whether it’s too narrow to be sustainable. Are …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

New Release: Water Wars

In her new book, Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution, and Profit, award-winning scientist and activist Vandana Shiva details the severity of the global water shortage, exposing the destruction of the earth and the disenfranchisement of the world’s poor as they are stripped of their rights to a precious natural resource. The book takes readers on a …continue