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Colombian Environmental Defenders are Met with Paramilitary Death Threats Environmental and indigenous groups, who recently protested peacefully for their right to water and a healthy environment in the Colombian province of Tolima, have received death threats claiming to be from the 'Aguilas Negras' (the Black Eagles), a right-wing paramilitary group. Read more...
African Commissioner calls on governments to back recognition of Sacred Natural Sites African Commissioner Mr Med S.K. Kaggwa, has appealed to African governments and institutions to support the recommendations of a report by the Gaia Foundation, NAPE-Uganda and other African civil society organisations which calls for the legal recognition of the Sacred Natural Sites, ancestral lands and governance systems of indigenous peoples. Read more...
Speech from African Commissioner in Support of Sacred Natural Sites On 26th May, African Commissioner Med Kaggwa, head of the Ugandan Human Rights Commission, delivered the following speech to a press conference organised by NAPE Uganda and The Gaia Foundation in Kampala. Read more...
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...

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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...
Gaia calls on British millionaire to help end conflict-ridden South Africa mining project
08/03/2016
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International Women's Day: Celebrating the custodians of seed and food!
17/02/2016
"They tried to bury us but they didn't know we were seeds." Dinos Christianopoulos The first Sunday of February and the sun spilled down on the...
Seedy Sunday and Seeds of Change

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