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129 Groups Call on FSC to Uphold GE Trees Prohibition

129 environmental and social justice groups from 34 countries, including 10 FSC members, are calling on FSC to continue prohibiting the use of genetically engineered trees and to refrain from engaging with field experiments. Click here for the full list of...

GE Trees Will Never Be Sustainable

GE Trees Will Never Be Sustainable

Trading in Forest Stewardship? 10 October 2022 Source: Counterpunch by Lucy Sharratt Forest Stewardship Council prepares to facilitate the global release of GE trees The release of genetically engineered (GE or genetically modified) trees is closer than it has ever...

93 Groups Call on FSC to Uphold GE Trees Prohibition

93 Groups Call on FSC to Uphold GE Trees Prohibition

More than 90 environmental and social justice groups from 28 countries are calling on the Fores Stewardship Council to continue prohibiting the use of genetically engineered trees and to refrain from engaging with field experiments. Please see the full list of...

Guest column: Restoring Brunswick’s American chestnut trees

Guest column: Restoring Brunswick’s American chestnut trees Portland Press Herald 4 Aug 2022 By Jim St. Pierre and Dennis Wilson For generations, American chestnut trees (Castanea dentata) fed people and wildlife throughout eastern North America. Up to 4 billion...

Brazil Says NO GE trees! Sign on in solidarity!

Brazil Says NO GE trees! Sign on in solidarity!

Brazil Says NO more GE Trees Sign on in Solidarity! Deadline: June 19, 2022 Open Letter Denouncing Suzano Papel e Celulose’s glyphosate-resistant Genetically Engineered (GE) Eucalyptus More than 50 organizations, networks and movements from Brazil and around the world...

Genetically engineered trees: Growing threats to Eastern forests

Finger Lakes Times 18 Apr 2022 By Theresa Church, Assistant Director, Global Justice Ecology Project To the Editor: We are closer than ever to climate tipping points that could significantly change life as we know it. Bearing the brunt of the climate crisis are our...

Native Forests Serve Better in Restoration Projects

Native Forests Serve Better in Restoration Projects, Study Says Sixth Tone 18 Mar 2022 By Yuan Ye Native forests with a mix of diverse vegetation provide more environmental benefits than monoculture plantations and should be prioritized in climate mitigation efforts,...