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It Takes Roots

Root to Rise – The Women’s March, and How to Move Forward

History was made on January 21st, 2017, as millions of people took to the streets in solidarity to protest the new US Trump administration. GAIA’s US and Canada Regional Coordinator Ahmina Maxey was in Washington DC for the unforgettable day, and had the opportunity sit down with one of the …

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Filipino Barangays – Leading the Way in Zero Waste Models

Communities in the Philippines that were once riddled with trash are being recognized for their revolutionary zero waste models. By implementing a combination of effective policy advocacy, powerful grassroots organizing, and meaningful community education on ecological waste management, these communities decreased their waste in landfills, generated more jobs, and enhanced …