Date/dates: 02/02/2015 - 06/02/2015
Time: All Day

Earth Democracy : Defending the Rights of Mother Earth and Human Beings

Earth University / Bija Vidyapeeth Course

The course will explore the links between the Rights of Mother Earth, and Human Rights. Participants will experience concretely how the rights of diverse species are related to food security for humans. Dr Vandana Shiva will share issues related to seed freedom, which includes the freedom of seeds , the freedom of farmers, and the freedom of eaters to be free of toxics and GMOs. Sr Pat will bring to the course the new potential and promise of the emerging movement of the Rights of Nature, and how it offers solutions to climate change and the ecological crisis. Dr Mira Shiva , a medical doctor, will connect the health of the planet to health of people. Participants will have an opportunity to join the Ganga Aarti at Rishikesh, and also discuss the challenges of cleaning the Ganga. Registration and Fee please contact Ms. Mini Joy (

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Dr. Vandana Shiva on Earth Democracy: “Seed, food, water, forest and knowledge sovereignty are living systems to stopping hemorrhage of resources by exploitation of monopolies by corporations. We must build systems that stop this hemorrhage and rejuvenate.”

Don’t create divisions in society, by Dr. Vandana Shiva:

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Navdanya – Doon Valley Biodiversity Farm/Bija Vidyapeeth
Shimla Bypass Road - Dehradun
Village Ramgarh / Shishambara - India
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