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UN Climate experts: Green Revolution leaves food systems vulnerable to climate change The United Nations’ experts from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) have stated that the so-called “green revolution” is leaving agriculture vulnerable to climate change, and that new approaches are urgently needed to enable food systems to adapt. Agro-ecological farming that promotes seed diversity holds the key. Read more...
Colombian and Ghanaian Communities Unite in Solidarity Against Mining Starting an international correspondence spanning over 5,000 miles of land and sea, last week anti-mining activists from Colombia and Ghana reached out to one another to express solidarity in their shared struggles against the extractive industries. For both communities this exchange is the latest in a series of efforts to reach out to other mining affected communities. Read more...
Guardian releases short edit of Seeds of Justice film. The Guardian has released a short edit of our upcoming film, Seeds of Justice, to accompany its coverage of the G8 'New Alliance'. Created by Gaia in partnership with the African Biodiversity Network and MELCA Ethiopia, the film follows the life of Dr Melaku Worede, and his pioneering work alongside Ethiopian farmers to help conserve Ethiopia's diversity of Indigenous seed. Read more...
Judges travel to the Amazon for public hearing on Yaigoje Apaporis and gold mining Three members of the Constitutional Court have made an unprecedented trip to the heart of the Amazon forest, to settle a three-year legal battle around Colombia’s third largest National Park, established to protect indigenous territories from gold mining. Gaia Amazonas accompanied the judges for a public hearing with indigenous communities on the future of Yaigojé-Apaporis. Read more...

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04/03/2014
A blog by Rowan Phillimore, originally published in The Guardian - Gaia Principles Offer a Sustainable Way to Manage Supply and Legacy - Monday 10th...
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14/02/2014
Every February Brighton's green domed Corn Exchange becomes a Mecca for all those passionate about seed, food and agri-culture in the truest sense...
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14/01/2014
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