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Claims of Successful Genetically Engineered Tree Sterility Overblown

Claims of Successful Genetically Engineered Tree Sterility Overblown

Claims of Successful Genetically Engineered Tree Sterility Overblown FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  08/08/2018 Claims of Successful Genetically Engineered Tree Sterility Overblown Long-term risks and threats of GE trees remain unanswered Joint Statement from: Global Justice...

Tree Biotech Conference Disrupted Amidst Week of Protest

Tree Biotech Conference Disrupted Amidst Week of Protest

For Immediate Release 7 June 2017 Concepción, Chile - Today the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) 2017 Tree Biotechnology Conference was forced to cancel its field trip to the University of Concepción's Center for Biotechnology amidst...

Spread of GE Bentgrass Shows Potential Invasiveness of GE Trees

Spread of GE Bentgrass Shows Potential Invasiveness of GE Trees

Scott's creeping bentgrass is genetically engineered to withstand applications of Monsanto's Roundup. GE bentgrass escaped from test trials in Oregon in 2003 and are still uncontained after years of eradication efforts. The USDA is considering deregulating creeping...

Asunción Declaration Rejects GE Trees:  The Global Movement Grows

Asunción Declaration Rejects GE Trees: The Global Movement Grows

A Resounding NO to GE Trees Declaración de Asunción Rechazo a todos los Árboles Genéticamente: Un NO Rotundo a los Árboles GM (PDF) Declaração de Asunción rejeita todas as árvores geneticamente modificadas: Um esmagador NÃO às árvores transgênicas (PDF) We,...

Welcome to the STOP GE Trees Indigenous People & Forests Blog

Genetically Engineered (GE) Trees will increase the damages caused by deforestation to indigenous people and their way of life. Here at the STOP GE Trees Indigenous People & Forests Blog, we will share news and reports of the struggles already faced by people who...

SLAPP Lawsuit Against GE Tree Solidarity Group

In 2020, Rainforest Rescue helped the Campaign to Stop GE Trees secure more than 120,000 names opposing the genetically engineered American chestnut for the USDA comment period. They helped us and now it's our turn to help Rainforest Rescue stand up against...

WRM: Organized land theft for industrial tree plantations in Brazil

A note from Global Justice Ecology Project: Brazil is at the epicenter of targeted biomass production with plans to commercialize industrial plantations of genetically engineered (GE or genetically modified) trees, especially eucalyptus. As we can see in this article...

Fedco Weighs in on Consequences of GE American Chestnut

Fedco Weighs in on Consequences of GE American Chestnut

Dark Hort? More Questions than Answers Jen Ries, Fedco Trees Coordinator, on behalf of Fedco The chestnut, an iconic tree of the American landscape, is poised to become a different kind of icon of a new era. A petition has arrived at the USDA asking for the release of...

Federal Court Declares Genetically Engineered Salmon Unlawful

Federal Court Declares Genetically Engineered Salmon Unlawful

Note: This federal response to the FDA's approval of genetically engineered (GE or genetically modified) salmon is an important victory for the Center for Food Safety (CFS) and all organizations working to bring awareness to the dangers of genetic engineering....

Forests Are About to Become Genetically Modified

Below are excerpts from the 3 November 2020 publication in BM Global News. For the full story click here. Scientists Have Not Identified the Impact of GE Trees However, while the scientists told The New York Times they plan to submit a report to the FDA for judgment...

Read Our Comments Opposing Deregulation of Darling 58 American Chestnut

Read Our Comments Opposing Deregulation of Darling 58 American Chestnut

On October 19, 2020 the initial public comment period by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on the petition for deregulation of Darling 58 genetically engineered (GE or genetically modified) American Chestnut closed. Historically, there has been strong...