News & Press

15th October 2019

In Photos: Tharakans map their past, present and future

This photo story explores how indigenous Tharakan People from central Kenya are reviving their Earth-centred customary laws, sacred natural sites, indigenous seeds and the life of their territory in climate-changed… Read More

29th May 2019

Simon Mitambo: Decolonisation, Climate Change and Earth Jurisprudence in Kenya

On this Madaraka (Independence) Day – let us embrace the urgency, and commit to restoring our ecosystems, defending them against destructive projects and policies and support and learn from those… Read More

8th May 2019

Happy Birthday to Gaia elder Joanna Macy

Gaia’s Director, Liz Hosken, celebrates the 90th birthday of one of Gaia’s great elders; educator and Earth defender Joanna Macy. She reflects on how Joanna’s ‘Work that Reconnects’ is helping… Read More

2nd April 2019

Rights of Nature gain ground in Uganda’s Legal System

In an exciting new precedent, Nature’s fundamental rights to be, to habitat, to evolve and regenerate are now formally recognised in Uganda’s new National Environmental Act (2019)! This huge achievement… Read More

22nd January 2019

African Biodiversity Network recognised for ‘Outstanding Practice in Agroecology’

Gaia is delighted that our long-term partner organisation the African Biodiversity Network  (ABN) has been recognised for Outstanding Practice in Agroecology by the World Future Council. This much deserved award recognises… Read More

19th September 2018

The Gaia Foundation: reweaving the diversity of life and a respectful relationship with the Earth

In an article written for and published by NGOSource (September 12, 2018), Gaia’s Fiona Wilton describes the core of Gaia’s work with partner organisations, social movements and communities from around… Read More

8th March 2018

Custodians of Life: Meet the Ugandan women reviving indigenous seeds

Kagole and Mildred are smallholder farmers from Buliisa District, Western Uganda. In this interview they describe the virtues of indigenous seed varieties, losses in the diversity of these seeds, and how,… Read More

19th August 2015

African Biodiversity Network: Reflections on 20 years of work

The latest instalment of the African Biodiversity Network’s (ABN) excellent newsletter series celebrates and explores almost 20 years of ABN’s work to pioneer African solutions to the continent’s socio-economic and ecological… Read More

25th June 2015

Africa-UK Civil Society Send Strong Message to the Mining on Top Africa: London Summit

Today civil society groups from Africa and their allies in the UK submitted a powerful open letter to the organisers and delegates of the Mining on Top Africa: London Summit… Read More

18th March 2015

African civil society speaks out against Chatham House conference on extractives in Africa

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… Read More