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Wake Up Call's a Winner We're delighted that our darkly-comic, fast-paced animation Wake Up Call has been awarded bronze at this year’s prestigious Innsbruck Nature Film Festival, in Austria. The jury said “This is what short films must be like: crisp, clear message, many small, fine details. The film shows the relationship between costs and benefits has gone awry and consumption madness is ruining our planet." Read more...
World Food Day and The Great Seed Festival Today is World Food Day and the perfect time to take stock of the wonderful array of events which have taken place as part of this years’ Great Seed Festival, co-hosted by Gaia. The Great Seed Festival has seen a coming together of food justice organisations, growers, artists and chefs from all over the UK, all in the name of the humble yet vital seed; the seed that feeds us. Read more...
Nnimmo Bassey Receives National Honour for Environmental Rights Activism 30th September. Renowned Nigerian activist and poet, and long term Gaia ally, Nnimmo Bassey has been honoured as a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (MFR) in Nigeria. The recognition is for his long-term commitment to environmental justice, particularly against the extractives sector. Nnimmo is a founding partner of the Yes to Life, No to Mining movement. Read more...
Gaia joins Coalition calling for EU to ban cyanide and toxic mining 26th September. The Gaia Foundation joins a coalition of European allies in support of the Bang! Ban Cyanide Campaign. Together we call upon the EU, and Environmental Commissioner candidate Karmenu Vela, to ban toxic cyanide-based mining in Europe, establishing a continental precedent for ecological sanity that can be replicated worldwide. Read more...

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16/10/2014
Hal Rhoades reflects on The Great Seed Festival, Gaia's contributions and, through an inspiring Colombian example, how repressive seed laws are...
The Great Seed Festival: Helping Save Colombia's Indigenous Seeds
07/10/2014
Originally featured in The Ecologist Magazine The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) estimates that in the last 100 years alone, the...
Celebrate the Seeds the Feed Us!
06/10/2014
This blog is part of the 'Seed is…' mini-series that brings together thoughts and reflections on seed in the run up to The Great Seed Festival; The...
Seed is...the humble origin of Life

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