Gaia University Blog

Read the article about Gaia U Graduate Kyle Thiermann and his work with Surfing for Change in the Adventure Sports Journal.
From kitchens that buy and sell locally grown food, to a waste co-op that will return compost to the land, new enterprises are building an integrated food network in Boston.
New research on land, oil, bees and climate change points to imminent global food crisis without urgent action.
This film examines a cooperative of the Brazilian Landless Movement (MST) in the South of Brazil, which struggled for access to land and then transitioned to ecological agriculture, or agroecology
Sylvain Le Bon writes how open source design is not just a a bunch of nuts in their garage. It is a consistent movement, hitting all domains, and changing the way we work. A lot of questions still need to be answered, but there is no doubt it will impact our society in a long lasting way.
73% of seed crops are now ‘owned’ by 10 corporations – while community and grassroots initiatives are working to keep global diversity alive.
As organisations ranging from city councils to churches withdraw their investments in fossil fuels, Nicola Slawson looks at how a small US student campaign has become a global movement to tackle climate change.
“It is time for a new agricultural model that ensures that enough quality food is produced where it is most needed, that preserves nature and that delivers ecosystem services of local and global relevance”  writes Pablo Tittone – in a word, it is time for agroecology.
Victoria law writes about three projects that show how everyday people can address violence in our own communities by breaking through the silence to interrupt abuse.