Saturday, February 12, 2011

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Vandana Shiva: The Future of Food-Part 1 | Cooking Up a Story

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Dr. Vandana Shiva explains the science of biotechnology (genetic engineering), and the dangers it poses to the world's food supplies.

Dr. Shiva is a scientist (a physicist by training); she is also a social activist, an environmentalist who believes in ecological sustainability (preserving biodiversity), and an internationally recognized leader in the sustainable food movement. As a woman, and as a pioneer, she has taken her stand among the peasant farmers of India, and indigenous people throughout the world as a defender of women's and of nature's rights.

Part 2 here. Part 3 here.

"What Monsanto calls weeds is food for the cattle, it's greens for the family, it's medicinal plants"


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