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Ajay Nayak

Akshay Swaroop

Akshay Swaroop is an alumni of Bhoomi College.

Alex Blackbourne

Alex Blackbourne is the editor of Blue & Green Tomorrow. He has fronted several of its in-depth reports, covering subjects including renewable energy, sustainable banking, climate change and sustainable investment.

Arthur De Grave

Arthur De Grave is the core connector and editor of the Ouishare magazine and is based out of Paris,France.

Aseem Shrivastava

Aseem Shrivastava writes extensively on issues related associated with globalisation. He holds a doctorate in environmental economics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He has taught economics for many years in India and the US.

Ashish Kothari

Ashish Kothari is a founder-member of Kalpavriksh, a 30-year-old environmental research and action group. He has been a member of people’s movement against destructive development projects, including the Narmada dams. He co-ordinated the Technical and Policy Core Group to formulate India’s National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan.

Ashish is also a member of the panel of advisors of Bhoomi College.

Beatrice Tomassi

Bhim Singh Rawat

Bianca Jagger

Catherine Andre

Chicu Lokgariwar

Devinder Sharma

Jessica Schmonsky


Manu Moudgil

Meenal Tatpati

Moin Qazi

Moin Qazi is the author of the bestselling book, Village Diary of a Heretic Banker. He has worked in the development finance sector for almost four decades. He can be reached at

Philip Franses

Rema Kumar

Rema Kumar is an educationist with over 20 years experience of teaching in schools in India. She has been involved with Prakriya Green Wisdom School since it’s initial years; Co-creating the institution, partnering in the visioning and living out the dream of humanising education in tune with nature’s principle. A passionate teacher, she has a keen interest in deep ecology and education for sustainability. A story teller who thrives on stories of ‘Hope’ and generously shares them with others. She is also the Director, Bhoomi College.

Sai Manoj

Sai Manoj has worked as a teacher in the last 3 yrs though different fellowship programs. He is passionate to setup a learning space for children in a rural area. He His other interests are theatre, cooking, reading books and travelling. He is currently pursuing the Post Graduate Diploma in Holistic Education from Bhoomi College.

Satish Kumar

Satish Kumar has been the guiding spirit behind a number of ecological, spiritual and educational ventures around the world. He is the editor of Resurgence & Ecologist magazine and the co-founder of the Schumacher College, UK. He is also a member of the Panel of Advisors of Bhoomi College.

Seetha Ananthasivan

Seetha Anathasivan has a deep interest in understanding how we can build communities which are coherent with Nature’s principles. She is passionate about the development of eco-psychology as well as organic food and farming. She is the Founder Trustee of the Bhoomi College, Prakriya Green Wisdom School. She is the editor the Eternal Bhoomi Magazine.

Shikha Shah

Sonam Wangchuk

Sonam Wangchuk is an education activist who along with his brother and five peers, formed the Students’ Educational and Cultural Movement of Ladakh (SECMOL) in 1988. He has been coaching school students and offering vocational training courses to dropouts ever since.

Sridhar Radhakrishnan

Sridhar Radhakrishnan is with Thanal, an NGO based in Trivandrum. An Engineer by profession he has taught in various institutions for 8 years. He has worked on issues related to industrialisation, industrial pollution, waste, pesticides and its impacts and presently Deputy National Coordinatior of the Save our Rice Campaign. He is also Convener of a movement in India called the Coalition for GM-Free India, which is striving towards keeping India free of GM crops and food, as well as advocating sustainable agriculture.

T Vijayendra

T. Vijayendra lives on an organic farm in the western ghats or in the city of Hyderabad. He has been deeply involved with various people’s movements and in causes for social justice and has written articles on a variety of subjects of topical interest in Hindi, Bengali and English.He has also written booklets on occupational health issues of textile and coal workers and on how to run hobby bookshops (in Hindi and Telugu). He may be reached at

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Vandana Shiva