Gaia Publications & Reports

5th May 2021

Guide: protecting your community from the extractive industries

A how-to guide for resisting mining and extractivism anywhere and everywhere.   Read this classic how-to guide for resisting mining, re-designed by the Yes to Life, No to Mining solidarity… Read More

8th January 2021

Healthy Crops: A New Agricultural Revolution

First published in 1985 by agronomist Francis Chaboussou, Healthy Crops: A New Agricultural Revolution is republished online in full here for the first time! A forgotten classic, Healthy Crops offers… Read More

19th November 2018

[email protected] on Earth: How digital technology is disconnecting us from ourselves, each other and our living planet

[email protected] on Earth?! (2018) argues that digital technology is disconnecting us from ourselves, each other and our living planet – at a time when re-engaging with the Earth is more urgent than… Read More

18th April 2016

Mining: When is Enough, Enough?

Taking the example of two minerals – gold and copper- as well as non-mineral fossil fuels, Mining – When is Enough, Enough? argues that the continued extraction of these materials from… Read More

22nd March 2016

UnderMining the Water Cycle – Extractive Industries & a Planetary Water Crisis

UnderMining the Water Cycle explores the role the extractive industries are playing in exacerbating the global freshwater crisis. Globally more than a billion people, one in seven on the planet,… Read More

24th November 2015

Celebrating African Rural Women: Custodians of Seed, Food & Traditional Knowledge – A Report from Gaia

Celebrating African Rural Women: Custodians of Seed, Food & Traditional Knowledge for Climate Change Resilience is a report from The Gaia Foundation in collaboration with the African Biodiversity Network and… Read More

18th November 2015

Recognising Sacred Natural Sites and Territories in Kenya

Our 2012 report, produced with the African Biodiversity Network and the Institute for Culture & Ecology, provides analysis of Kenya’s legal and policy framework, and recommendations for securing greater recognition of the country’s sacred… Read More

18th November 2015

UnderMining Agriculture – How the Extractives Industries Threaten our Food Systems

The Gaia Foundation’s report – UnderMining Agriculture- How the Extractives Industries Threaten our Food Systems exposes the hidden costs of mining on food, water, land, air and climate, showing how… Read More

28th September 2015

Mining & Its Impacts on Water, Food Sovereignty & Sacred Natural Sites and Territories

This Report exposes the existing and likely impacts of mining and extractive activities, with a focus on the districts of Hoima and Buliisa in Bunyoro, Uganda. Building on the earlier… Read More

28th September 2015

A Call for Legal Recognition of Sacred Natural Sites & Territories and their Customary Governance Systems

As the scramble for Africa’s land continues – driven by the insatiable appetite to extract and profit from the Earth – this report brings forth the voice of custodian communities… Read More