Recommended Reading

21st February 2017

Agroecology: The Bold Future of Farming in Africa by the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa

The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) is a broad alliance of different civil society actors that are part of the struggle for food sovereignty and agroecology in Africa…. Read More

21st January 2017

GRAIN: Grabbing the bull by the horns – it’s time to cut industrial meat and dairy to save the climate

GRAIN’s report Grabbing the Bull by the Horns challenges our global addiction to industrial meat and dairy, and highlights the true cost to people and plant. When we think of the… Read More

21st October 2016

Breaching environmental boundaries: UN report on resource limits, Rex Wyler, Greenpeace

As ecological limits are approached and violated, we need a new economic model that is not founded on the delusion of endless growth on a finite planet. The United Nations… Read More

11th September 2016

Protecting Your Community from Mining and other Extractive Industries

A how-to guide for resisting mining and extractivism anywhere and everywhere. Written by Carlos Zorilla, a community organiser and anti-extractive campaigner from Intag, Ecuador, this is a how-to guide for… Read More

4th December 2015

Fighting for our Shared Future: Protecting both Human Rights and Nature’s Rights

When Nature’s rights to be, to evolve and to remain healthy are violated, human rights are violated in the process. To achieve the human rights fought for and cherished by… 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

3rd October 2015

Building, Defending and Strengthening Agroecology

This fantastic publication and video explore the meaning and politics of agroecology from social movement perspectives. The publication was produced by the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience of Coventry University… Read More

20th September 2015

Using Emergence to Take Social Innovation to Scale, by Margaret Wheatley & Deborah Frieze

A huge influence on Gaia’s own Theory of Change,  in this paper Margaret Wheatley and Deborah Frieze explore how the principles of Emergence can be understood in order to take… Read More

10th April 2015

Towards Environmental Justice success in mining resistances: an empirical investigation

1 in 5 mining projects is stopped by well-organised resistance. So what does organising well and winning look like? This report by Begüm Özkaynak, Beatriz Rodríguez-Labajos, Cem İskender Aydın from EJOLT assesses… Read More

26th September 2014

The Great Work, by Thomas Berry

One of the most eminent cultural historians of our time, and a huge influence on Gaia’s work on Earth Jurisprudence, here Thomas Berry presents the culmination of his ideas and… Read More