Tomorrow's Biodiversity

☆ Tomorrow's Biodiversity ✓ Vandana Shiva - Tomorrow's Biodiversity, Tomorrow s Biodiversity It is received wisdom for today s politicians and scientists that the only way to produce enough food for a growing global population is to clear and claim land for agriculture to specialize in certa
  • Title: Tomorrow's Biodiversity
  • Author: Vandana Shiva
  • ISBN: 9780500282397
  • Page: 143
  • Format: Paperback

☆ Tomorrow's Biodiversity ✓ Vandana Shiva, Tomorrow's Biodiversity, Vandana Shiva, Tomorrow s Biodiversity It is received wisdom for today s politicians and scientists that the only way to produce enough food for a growing global population is to clear and claim land for agriculture to specialize in certain high yield crops and to utilize every chemical and technological aid including genetic engineering to promote growth This is also highly profitable for the multinaIt is r ☆ Tomorrow's Biodiversity ✓ Vandana Shiva - Tomorrow's Biodiversity, Tomorrow s Biodiversity It is received wisdom for today s politicians and scientists that the only way to produce enough food for a growing global population is to clear and claim land for agriculture to specialize in certa
  • ☆ Tomorrow's Biodiversity ✓ Vandana Shiva
    143 Vandana Shiva
Tomorrow's Biodiversity

About Author

  1. A major figurehead of the alter globalization movement as well as a major role player in global Ecofeminism, Dr Vandana Shiva is recipient to several awards for her services in human rights, ecology and conservation Receiving her Ph.D in physics at the University of Western Ontario in 1978, Dr Vandana Shivas attentions were quickly drawn towards ecological concerns.

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  1. Raramente desidero le mezze stelle, ma stavolta un 3.5 meritato.I concetti espressi non sono originali, ma ben presentati Secondo me un ottimo libro per chi si avvicina all argomento, o una sorta di compendio per chi gi informato e vuole avere a disposizione un volume snello che tocchi i principali problemi cari a Vandana Shiva e ai suoi simpatizzanti Nel saggio vengono contrapposti i metodi di coltura occidentali a quelli tradizionali, soprattutto dell India, ma anche di Africa e Sud America Pe [...]


  2. Although this book offers a good outline of arguments against conventional western food production it loses points for the presentation of its arguments Shiva condemns a wildly successful western style food production system, but does not accept the burden of proof in her relatively simple arguments Her point of view is extremely one sided, offering no explanations for the existence of the status quo and no concessions for good aspects of the current system Her arguments are often based on theor [...]


  3. Biopiracy That s right it does exist Indigenous knowledge, as Vandana Shiva puts it, has been taken away from their rightful owners, the people Scientists are creating new species of plants, even though they really are only guessing at what they really are doing, thus super weeds are created along with the draining of resources and livelihoods of small time farmers the world over Going organic is not just for the crunchy granola crowd, it should be a way of life to embrace in order to save our o [...]


  4. Fairly technical, unfortunately, but highly recommended to anyone that can take it, especially anyone interested in genetically modified food Very compelling.



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