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UnderMining Agriculture - New Report from The Gaia Foundation UnderMining Agriculture: How the Extractive Industries Threaten our Food Systems, exposes the hidden costs of mining on food, water, land, air and climate, showing how each is increasingly affected by toxins as the global land and water grab intensifies. Produced by The Gaia Foundation and global allies, the report calls the alert on a grave threat which has been largely ignored. Read more...
The Great Seed Festival This October the UK will be brimming with events celebrating the unsung hero of all our food; the seed. The Great Seed Festival will bring together chefs, gardeners, artists, farmers and many more to inspire audiences and highlight the connection between seed and food. There will be a hub of activity in London's Garden Museum from 10th - 12th Oct and other events throughout the month. Read more...
NAPE supports community resistance to oil extraction in Uganda as new report's messages spread The recent NAPE-Gaia report concerning Mining and its Impacts on Water, Food Sovereignty and Sacred Natural Sites and Territories in Uganda’s ‘oil region’, has received widespread media attention in Uganda. Despite this, it emerged this week that the Chinese National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) is set to drill beneath Lake Albert. Alongside communities, NAPE is organising in resistance. Read more...
Save the iMfolozi Wilderness Area in South Africa - Urgent Action Needed The historic iMfolozi Wilderness Area in the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi-Park(HiP) - the first protected area in Africa - is threatened by coal mining. Ibutho Coal Ltd's application to mine 40 metres from the southern boundary fence could be given the green light to proceed this month! The coal mine will desecrate the iMfolozi Wilderness Area. Please sign & share the petition to help us stop it. Read more...

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