Biopiracy: The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge (Paperback)
The Plunder of Nature and Knowledge
South End Press, 9780896085558, 148pp.
Publication Date: July 1, 1999
In this intelligently argued and principled book, internationally renowned Third World environmentalist Vandana Shiva exposes the latest frontier of the North's ongoing assault against the South's biological and other resources. Since the land, the forests, the oceans, and the atmosphere have already been colonized, eroded, and polluted, she argues, Northern capital is now carving out new colonies to exploit for gain: the interior spaces of the bodies of women, plants and animals.