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Vandana Shiva trained as a physicist prior to dedicating her life to the protection of India's biodiversity and food security. She is the author of numerous books and the recipient of numerous awards.
Suchi Govindarajan works as a technical writer, and pretends to be a photographer.
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Sunanda K Datta-Ray is a senior journalist, columnist and author.
Paranjoy Guha Thakurta is an educator and commentator.