“ Seed is the source of life and the first link in the food chain. Control over seed means a control over our lives, our food and our freedom.”
Vandana Shiva and her organization are starting a global initiative for the freedom of peasants to keep their seeds. The event will take place Global Alliance for Seed Freedom Continue reading
How about thinking beyond money for once? This list is not about Dollars.
(en)rich list is another kind of list than the Forbes one. Both are, however, looking at the wealthiest people in the world. This one combines the people with the most world-changing ideas. It was put together by the Post Growth Institute. Continue reading
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Tagged Bill McKibben, Donella Meadows, Forbes list, ideas, list, Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, paradigm change, people, Post Growth Institute, ranking, rich, Vandana Shiva, Wanghari Maathai, wealth |
Did you know that Basmati Rice and Rooibos are owned by companies?
To you and me they seem like well-known types of rice and tea which grow in Asia and Africa. Nowadays, however, their ownership is claimed in the US and Switzerland. How so?
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Tagged altermundista, anti-globalization, Basmati rice, Berne Declaration, biopiracy, documentary, intellectual property rights, Nestlé, Rice Tec Inc, Rooibos, Switzerland, Vandana Shiva |