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Earth Minute: Chile – GE Trees, Plantations and Pinochet

Earth Minute: Chile – GE Trees, Plantations and Pinochet

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann recently traveled to Chile to help investigate the impacts tree plantations are having on native people and the potential impacts of genetically engineered trees in that region on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show for this...

Wildfires and Water Shortages: Chile’s Summer of Discontent

Wildfires and Water Shortages: Chile’s Summer of Discontent

As the campaign to Stop GE Trees returns from Chile this week, this Op-Ed by Ariel Dorfman for the New York Times is particularly timely and sobering.  SANTIAGO, Chile — Here in Chile, in the far south of the Southern Hemisphere, it has been the summer of our...

GE Trees: The New, Evil Impulse of the Forest Industry

This poster and media coverage in Spanish resulted from a presentation by the delegation of the Campaign to STOP GE Trees at the University of Chile in Concepcíon that was titled “GE Trees: The New Evil Impulse of the Forestry Industry” Below is the poster from the...

Organizations Urge FAO to Revise Definition of Forests

Organizations Urge FAO to Revise Definition of Forests

In Portuguese. Automated translation to English below.   Organizações pedem a FAO que reveja sua definição de florestas Nós organizações da Sociedade Civil, abaixo assinadas, e Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais sem Terra, MST,  reunidas em Santiago do Chile para...