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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