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Scientific Proof Shiva Is an Environmentalist?

The Hindu god Shiva, known as the destroyer, is a great environmentalist according to a paper presented by Dr. Akhilesh Kumar Pandey, chairman of the Madhya Pradesh Private University Regulatory Commission. Although it may be surprising that “the destroyer” cared about protecting nature, there is ample evidence in ancient texts that Shiva is an environmentalist. […]

January 11th

Six Hindu Leaders Who Are Fighting for the Environment

Hinduism is a deeply environmental religion. In Mahabharata, it is noted that the universe and every object in it has been created as an abode of the Supreme God for the benefit of all. This means that God is in all things and that all individual species are part of a larger system. Here are […]

May 15th

Happy Birthday to EdenKeeper!

Happy Birthday EdenKeeper! It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since EdenKeeper launched. As a new blogger, I remember feeling a bit over my head trying to grasp simple concepts like SEO and Google Analytics. But I was just as passionate as I am now to convey EdenKeeper’s message. This past year we’ve magnified the […]

November 25th

Religious and Spiritual Leaders Make Climate Commitment

By Sarah Hoffman How will you commit to reversing climate change? On September 21, the muggy eve of fall, world religious leaders and members of New York’s spiritual community gathered beneath two giant, LED-lit, flying phoenixes to ask that very question, calling the world to action for “God’s House,” “Mother Earth” — our home, now […]

September 22nd

Vandana Shiva and the Fight for Our World

The use of genetically modified food, or GMOs, is controversial. Some argue that genetically modified crops are good because they can contain vitamins and minerals that improve people’s health and allow higher quantities of food to be produced, so more people can eat. But others are worried about “playing God,” as well as the increased risks to the […]

August 27th

Monsanto in India: Why It’s Wrong

In 2002, the Indian government officially approved commercial production of Monsanto’s Bt cotton crop. By 2010, 6 million farmers had planted the seeds on more than 250,000 acres. It is no surprise that Monsanto’s success in India comes with quite a bit of controversy. But what’s really the problem with Monsanto in India? Many opponents of Bt cotton […]

March 21st