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Brian Tokar has been an activist, author and a leading critical voice for ecological activism since the 1980s, and is currently the Director of the Institute for Social Ecology and a lecturer in Environmental Studies at the University of Vermont. He is the author of The Green Alternative (1987, revised 1992) and Earth for Sale (1997), edited two books on the politics of biotechnology, Redesigning Life? and Gene Traders, and co-edited the collection, Crisis in Food and Agriculture: Conflict, Resistance and Renewal (Monthly Review Press, expected in November 2010). Brian received a Project Censored award for his investigative history of Monsanto Corporation (first published in The Ecologist) and is a founding member of the activist network Climate SOS (climatesos.org).