Vandana Shiva, physicist, feminist, philosopher of science, writer and
science policy advocate, is the Director of The Research Foundation for
Science, Technology and Natural Resource Policy. She serves as an ecology
advisor to several organizations including the Third World Network and the Asia
Pacific People's Environment Network.
In 1993 she was the recipient of the Right Livelihood Award, commonly known
as the "Alternative Nobel Prize". A contributing editor to
People-Centered Development Forum, she has also written several works include, Staying
Alive, The Violence of the Green Revolution, Biopiracy: The Plunder of Nature
and Knowledge, Monoculutures of the Mind and Water Wars: Privatization,
Pollution, and Profit.
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