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Making peace with the Earth

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Vandana Shiva’s work highlights the fundamental connection between human rights and the protection of the environment. Dr.Shiva offers solutions to some of the most critical problems posed by the effects of globalisation and climate change on the poorest and most populous nations. She is a philosopher, environmental activist, and eco feminist.

Her first book, “Staying Alive” helped redefine perceptions of third world women, and has since authored more than 20 books adn over 500 paperes in leading science and technical Journals. Time Magazine identified Dr. Shiva as an environmental “hero” in 2003 and Asia Week has called her one of the five most powerful communicators of Asia.

This talk is part of the 10th Annual Sustainable Development Lecture Series 2012 series.

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