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From the Pacific to London; Ban Seabed Mining LONDON | This morning, NGOs and civil society are outside the 5th Annual Deep Sea Mining Summit calling for a ban on a potentially environmentally destructive "frontier" industry. They are calling on the EU to stop funding such reckless development activities and are standing in solidarity with NGOs, churches and community across the Pacific. Read more...
Gaia Wins Community Initiative Award at the "Holistic Oscars" Gaia were delighted to receive the 'Community Initiative of the Year' award at this year's Kindred Spirit Awards. Read more...
International Outcry as Indian Indigenous Rights Activist Barred From Flying to UK In this article for Intercontinental Cry, Gaia's Joseph Lambert details the unwarranted barring of free movement of Gladson Dungdung, an Indian indigenous rights activist, who is campaigning with the people of Saranda Forest against the granting of mining leases in their ancestral land. Read more...
Mining, money and murder: the deadly struggle to protect South Africa's Wild Coast The pristine landscape of South Africa's Wild Coast is under threat from mining, writes Hal Rhoades, and the communities standing up to defend the land are facing deadly consequences: harassment, threats, physical assault and murder. Attacks on mine opponents have taken four lives so far and many others have been injured. But the opposition is growing and gaining international support. Read more...

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17/05/2016
Protestors from The Gaia Foundation and several other organisations gathered in London on Thursday 5th May to call on British millionaire Graham...
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