* Important note: this event has an earlier than normal start of 5pm UK time *
How can reconnecting with nature support our wellbeing and help create a happier world for all of us?
When we pretend we're separate from the earth, this causes enormous human unhappiness and damage to our planet. In reality, we are all part of nature.
At this special event, environmental activist Vandana Shiva will share how we can only be truly happy when we care for the natural world around us. Our happiness and the happiness of the earth are one and the same. By learning to recognise our inter-connectedness as part of "one earth family" we can create true joy in our lives and for those around us too.
Vandana will also share her insights into how we can be activists for positive social change and help create a better world in our own small ways. Together we can reclaim our humanity as part of the precious planet earth we share - and together we can reclaim our happiness.
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About The Speaker
Dr Vandana Shiva is a world-renowned environmental thinker, activist, feminist, philosopher of science, writer and science policy advocate. She is the founder of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology (RFSTE), Navdanya, and Bija Vidyapeeth “Earth University” in India. Dr Shiva has received numerous awards, including the Right Livelihood Award (the ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’) and the Sydney Peace Prize. She is also a prolific writer and author of numerous books. She is on the board of the International Forum on Globalization and is a member of the executive committee of the World Future Council.