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our common future

Summary: ‘Our Common Future’ (Brundtland Commission Report)

OUR COMMON FUTURE or Brundtland Commission Report named after the former Norwegian Prime Minister Gro Harlem Brundtland, was published by United Nation in 1987. The report is a meticulous attempt to understand persisting socio-economic and environment-related problems around the globe. The central theme of the report is ‘sustainability’, and aspirations to achieve sustainable development. This …

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Staying Alive

Review: ‘Staying Alive: Women, Ecology, and Survival in India’ by Vandana Shiva

Analogized the violence to ‘nature’ ‘Staying Alive: Women, Ecology, and Survival in India’ is inspired by women’s struggle of protecting the environment for sustainability and survival. Vandana Shiva, an environmental activist, and eco-feminist, originally published this book in 1988 to highlight women’s roles, predominantly tribal and rural women in traditional knowledge, agricultural practices, and ecological …

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