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NEW! FSC Petition Demands Strong GE Tree Ban: sign by Dec 14

NEW! FSC Petition Demands Strong GE Tree Ban: sign by Dec 14

Note: After numerous people contacted us about the convoluted and confusing nature of the Forest Stewardship Council's public consultation process, we created a petition to the FSC to enable more people to make their voices heard. From the petition: "The importance of...

Faces Behind the Campaign︱BJ McManama

Faces Behind the Campaign︱BJ McManama

Meet the faces who have supported the Campaign to Stop GE Trees. Here's what BJ McManama had to say about her journey to working with us. Every once in a while I get asked by people who don’t know me well, why I chose to be a full-time activist or, more accurately, a...

NY Times Magazine Promotes GE Trees – We Set the Record Straight

NY Times Magazine Promotes GE Trees – We Set the Record Straight

By Anne Petermann, Executive Director, Global Justice Ecology Project An article printed in today’s New York Times Magazine, “Can Genetic Engineering Bring Back the American Chestnut?” by Gabriel Popkin, is a disappointing piece of questionable journalism. In this...

The Daily Orange: Genetically Engineered Trees A Risk To Environment

The Daily Orange: Genetically Engineered Trees A Risk To Environment

American chestnut tree in Vermont. Photo: Petermann The newspaper of the State University of NY (SUNY) at Syracuse is The Daily Orange.  SUNY Syracuse's - Environmental Science and Forestry College is home to the American Chestnut Research and Restoration Project,...