How to save the world according to Vandana Shiva

Chipko Movement in India

This is a photo of the Chipko women in India, who pioneered the Chipko Movement in order to save their forests against greedy logging. They are the original tree-huggers.

 

If the world is to be conserved for survival, the human potential for conservation must be conserved first. (Vanda Shiva in Staying Alive: Women, Ecology and Development)

 

 

 

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