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Cowichan Conversations: GMO’s Clarified by Vandana Shiva

350 or bust: Start A Garden, Change The World

Hope you are enjoying a relaxing long weekend Friday, as we are. One of the topics that has come up while we relax and sip our morning tea is the plans for our garden this summer. Besides just talking about it, my husband, also spent time this morning tending to his basil seedlings and babying [...]

350 or bust: Vandana Shiva: A “Dinosaur” Mentality Guides The Planet Right Now

One of the best interviewers on television, Bill Moyers, speaks to one of the global sustainability movement’s “superstars”, physicist and food activist Vandana Shiva. The discussion is wide-ranging but centers around genetically modified seeds/foods and the fight against corporate agro-giant Monsanto: These seeds — considered “intellectual property” by the big companies who own the patents [...]

350 or bust: The Climate Crisis: It’s Time To Take Back The Land

Dr. Vandana Shiva – physicist, ecologist, activist, author, and founder of Navdanya (a movement for biodiversity conservation) on the most important work of our times: * VandanaShiva.org  

Art Threat: Art for social justice: 12 remarkable women – Roots to Resistance project shares stories of courage

Natalia Estemirova

Twelve women. Twelve stories of political courage. Twelve portraits. The Roots to Resistance project is spreading word about the groundbreaking work of twelve women who have dedicated their lives to fighting for social justice.

Artist Denise Beaudet is creating portraits of 12 remarkable activists. Postcards of these images and small posters are available free for the asking and are being sent around the world. The goal of the project is to inspire by sharing these women’s heroic struggles against corruption, exploitation and oppression.

After ordering the postcards, local groups send them to political and corporate leaders — national

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350 or bust: The Response To Food Dictatorship: Occupy Our Food System

* VandanaShiva.org: Global Visionary Solutions For A Secure & Sustainable Energy And Food Future Dirt! The Movie