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African civil society speaks out against Chatham House conference on extractives in Africa 18th March - Earlier this week, as speakers and participants gathered at Chatham House in central London for a two-day conference entitled ‘Extractive Industries in Africa’, civil society from across Africa and beyond presented an open letter challenging the conference. Supported by Gaia, the letter was hand delivered by Nnimmo Bassey, a lifelong activist fighting big oil in the Niger Delta. Read more...
Seeds of Sovereignty launches in Amharic and French February 2015 - Seeds of Sovereignty shares the stories of African communities reviving their traditional seed diversity and taking back control of their food systems. Through the voices of local and indigenous farmers, the film provides a guide for anyone looking to revive traditional, diversity rich seed and farming systems around the world. Now available in Amharic and French. Read more...
Gaia Amazonas inspires climate change action and the world's largest ecological corridor Colombia's government announced that it will draw up plans to join with Brazil and Venezuela in creating the world's largest ecological corridor, a project aimed at mitigating the effects of climate change and preserving biodiversity. The corridor will span 135 million hectares (521,240 sq. miles) and is thanks to the work and dedicated of our partner Gaia Amazonas. Read more...
Yaigojé Apaporis - traditional knowledge at the heart of protecting the Colombian Amazon 21st January - We are delighted to share a new short film - Yaigoije Apaporis - produced by Gaia in collaboration with our partner Gaia Amazonas. The film documents the efforts of indigenous communities in Colombia's Yaigoije Apaporis region to strengthen their traditional knowedge and protect their homeland from threats such as gold mining. Read more...

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03/03/2015
On World Wildlife Day we celebrate and give thanks to our brother and sister species that together form the great web of life; the multitudes of the...
An Invocation for World Wildlife Day
06/02/2015
By Tom Brenan (Wild Law UK) and Carine Nadal (Gaia Foundation) It's certainly unusual to see the words 'Rights of Nature' displayed in the window of...
Rights of Nature – a legal ideal or practical reality?
15/01/2015
Originally written for and posted at EJLOT.org The small agricultural community of Doima in central Colombia faces a grim and unwanted fate if...
Communities Unite to Say Yes to Life, No to Mining

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