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5th April 2022

Finland: Traditional Knowledge Guides Protection of Planetary Health

In this excellent article, journalist Jane Palmer explores how Gaia’s partners the Snowchange Cooperative are restoring climate-critical ecosystems at landscape scale across Finland. Snowchange’s approach is unique in the way… Read More

8th November 2021

In the press: COP26 mining statements obscure developed world’s ‘green extractivism’ plans

Many wealthy nations’ green transition strategies rely on a model characterised by industrial-scale extraction of finite metal and mineral reserves, while leaving commodity production and consumption unchecked, writes Tommy Greene… Read More

3rd November 2021

Climate Justice Now: Gaia at COP26

The eyes of the world are on the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow. We are all looking for signs of hope. But not everyone is looking in the same place. For… Read More

22nd July 2021

Gaia marks the Global Day Against Mega Mining

On the Global Day Against Mega Mining, Gaia’s ‘Beyond Extractivism’ Programme lead, Hannibal, reflects on a visit to the Philippines in 2015 and why we can’t mine our way out… Read More

21st June 2021

Stories for the Solstice

Gaia’s Director, Liz Hosken, shares a message on the Solstice, featuring stories from across our global network and updates from all of Gaia’s programme areas. Today we welcome the longest… Read More

2nd June 2021

Media Release: 180+ Communities, Organisations and Academics Reject Extractive-heavy EU Green Deal

Wednesday 2nd June 2021 A global coalition of 180+ community platforms, human rights and environmental organisations and academics from 36 nations is calling on the EU to abandon its plans… Read More

25th May 2021

We can’t mine our way out of climate crisis

Gaia’s Hannibal Rhoades and Andy Whitmore of London Mining Network explore why Green New Deals and post-Covid recovery packages must back a holistic, material transition towards a circular society, not… Read More

29th March 2021

Uganda recognises rights of Nature, customary laws, sacred natural sites

With our Ugandan partners ANARDE and Africe, we are delighted to share new developments in our work to protect Nature, revive culture and pursue the decolonisation of law alongside the… Read More

18th March 2021

In the balance: Gaia’s equinox update

18th March 2021 Gaia’s Director, Liz Hosken, shares an Equinox message and puts the spotlight on the incredible work of our global partners from Africa to the Arctic in the… Read More

3rd March 2021

Gaarú: the growing African movement for Earth Jurisprudence

“Gaarú stands for a concern for all life.” – Simon Mitambo Africa’s most iconic ecosystems, from the Okavango Delta to Uganda’s Great Lakes are facing new threats. But a uniquely… Read More