News & Press

8th March 2022

International Women’s Day: Celebrating the women in our seed team

On International Women’s Day 2022, we are celebrating the inspiring work of the women coordinating our Seed Sovereignty Programme which has trained over 500 seed savers across the UK and… Read More

10th February 2022

In the media: London seed savers’ quiet revolution

Originally published in The Ecologist. 09/02/2022 A quiet revolution is underway. And it’s sprouting where you might least expect it. In old baths and window boxes. In reclaimed parking lots… Read More

26th January 2022

Media Release: London’s seed savers mount a quiet revolution

Londoners are rising to the challenges of climate change, food poverty, entrenched inequality and our nation’s mental and physical health crises by reviving one of the oldest human activities of… Read More

30th September 2019

Flourishing Diversity Series: a Celebration of Indigenous Wisdom in the Heart of London

Originally published by the ICCA Consortium. By Carlotta Byrne, Earth Jurisprudence Programme Coordinator at the Gaia Foundation, Member of ICCA Consortium. From 7-11th September, representatives from seventeen Indigenous wisdom traditions converged in… Read More

5th September 2019

Flourishing Diversity: learn from Indigenous Knowledge Holders

The Flourishing Diversity Series invites you to a unique opportunity to listen, dialogue, and participate with Indigenous leaders from across the world. Wisdom traditions hold many of the answers to… Read More

19th September 2018

Beyond BHP: breaking free from the world’s biggest mining giant

From 12-20th October, we will welcome environmental human rights defenders visiting London from Colombia, Brazil, the US and Chile to hold the world’s largest mining company- BHP Billiton- to account and… Read More

7th March 2018

Event: Science and Spiritual Practices, with Rupert Sheldrake

On the 9th May Gaia will host celebrated scientist Rupert Sheldrake to explore how and why western science is increasingly re-valuing millennia-old spiritual practices from meditation to Nature connection. Find… Read More

11th December 2017

In Pictures: Challenging the deadly links between Mines, Money and London

London- In the last week of November, Earth Defenders from Uganda, Philippines and Colombia joined UK allies*, including Gaia, to challenge London’s annual Mines and Money Conference. Advertising itself as… Read More

24th November 2017

How to… challenge London’s Mines and Money Conference

This week (27-30th November) an unholy alliance of shady miners, their financiers and so-called ‘thought leaders’ like Nigel Farage and Arron Banks is getting together at London’s Mines and Money conference. There… Read More

21st November 2017

Press Release: Frontline defenders travel to London to counter Mines and Money conference between 25-30 November

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 21/11/17.  London Mining Network, War on Want, The Gaia Foundation.  From the mining frontline, human rights defenders from Uganda, Philippines and Colombia are gathering in London… Read More