Celine, 73 years old, was one of five fisherwomen who went on a relay hunger strike to protest the expansion of a nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu state. Her people have been resisting nuclear power in their communities since the 1980’s. When asked, the women say they don’t oppose science, as their adversaries like to claim, but oppose the danger the plant would pose to millions of people – and the millions that would go to foreign corporations, instead of domestic energy grids. Photo credit: K. Vigneshwaran