A consultant, researcher and professor in the fields of political ecology, ecofeminism and education for sustainability, she graduated in Social and Cultural Anthropology, Social education and Agricultural Engineering, and has a MAS in Education Sciences. At the present time she is a founding member of the Garúa Cooperative and teaches at various Spanish universities. She is the author or coauthor of more than thirty books and regularly collaborates with various media. She was the coordinator of the Complutense Centre of Environmental Studies and Information at the Complutense University General Foundation in Madrid and Director-General of FUHEM. For decades she has combined her professional activity with active participation in social movements, especially the environmental movement. She forms part of Ecologists in Action, an organisation that she was Confederal Co-coordinator of between 2005 and 2014.