News & Press

7th July 2020


In this article our Finnish partners Snowchange announce the launch of a new, world-leading effort to re-wild the Finnish-Russian Koitajoki River System using a combination of science and traditional knowledge…. Read More

19th March 2020

Coronavirus, Rewilding and Oat Quest – Gaia’s Equinox Newsletter

Dear Friends, Spring is here in the Northern Hemisphere. But while the blossom and leaves are emerging, many of us are staying in to try and halt the global spread… Read More

1st March 2020

Snowchange: Training the next generation of ice fishermen

In a new interactive story, Gaia’s Finnish partner organisation the Snowchange Cooperative share their efforts to train young people in Finland’s ancient ice-fishing traditions, as the impacts of climate change… Read More

17th December 2019

Rewilding Finland after mining

Originally published by REDweb and The Ecologist, this story from Gaia’s Finnish partner organisation the Snowchange Cooperative explores how the community of Selkie is leading the restoration of rivers, lakes… Read More

14th October 2019

We Adapt, We Restore, We Survive: Reviving Tahltan knowledge, governance and territory

Originally published by Gaia’s Finnish partners The Snowchange Cooperative, this article announces the launch of a new multimedia exploration of the Tahltan First Nation’s efforts to revive culture and nature… Read More

29th August 2019

Jukajoki: a Finnish river thrives again

Ten years ago, in North Karelia, Finland, fishermen from the village of Selkie woke to find thousands of fish floating belly up in the Jukajoki River, killed by pollution released… Read More

17th June 2019

Northern light: an update from Gaia’s Finnish partners

Gaia’s Finnish partners the Snowchange Cooperative share an update on their work this summer, including the return of wild birds to restored wetlands, new areas set for re-wilding and a… Read More

13th March 2019

Time, Space and Mining

We find ourselves living in a time of complex, multi-dimensional crises. These are moving fast and slow. Their effects are intensely localised but are global in scope. They challenge all… Read More

11th September 2018

In Photos: Indigenous and traditional fishers gather for Festival of Northern Fisheries

Endangered fish species, ‘mackerel wars’ and warming oceans. These phenomena often make global headlines, and rightly so. Our oceans, rivers, lakes and the diversity of life they support face unparalleled… Read More

27th February 2018

Näätämö River restoration project receives major new support, Finland

Unique climate change work bringing together traditional knowledge and science to restore the Näätämö River watershed in northern Finland has received significant new support from the Kone Foundation. Kone has provided… Read More