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Urgent Alert! Tell FSC – KEEP GE TREES OUT OF OUR FORESTS!

Urgent Alert! Tell FSC – KEEP GE TREES OUT OF OUR FORESTS!

URGENT ALERT: TELL THE FOREST STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL: GE Trees Can Never Be Sustainable! DEADLINE Thursday, Dec 2, 2021 The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), one of the world's largest certifiers of “sustainably harvested wood”, is consulting the public on policy changes...

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Faces Behind the Campaign︱Denis Melican

Faces Behind the Campaign︱Denis Melican

Meet the faces who make up the Campaign to STOP GE Trees. Denis Melican is a member of the American Chestnut Cooperators Foundation and is also on the Campaign to STOP GE Trees North American Coordinating Committee. Here’s what he had to say about working with the...

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Genetically Engineered Trees: No Solution to Climate Change

Genetically Engineered Trees: No Solution to Climate Change

Genetically Engineered Trees: No Solution to Climate Change Árvores transgênicas não são solução para as mudanças climáticas Árboles transgénicos: No son solución al cambio climático  Les arbres génétiquement modifiés: ne sont pas une solution aux changements...

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Faces Behind the Campaign︱Lois Breault-Melican

Faces Behind the Campaign︱Lois Breault-Melican

Meet the faces who make up the Campaign to STOP GE Trees. Lois Breault-Melican is a member of the American Chestnut Cooperators Foundation and is also on the Campaign to STOP GE Trees North American Coordinating Committee. Here’s what she had to say about working with...

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URGENT ACTION ALERT: Tell USDA NO GE trees in our forests!

URGENT ACTION ALERT: Tell USDA NO GE trees in our forests!

  The USDA has opened up a second public comment period to seek input for the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) they plan to prepare on whether or not to approve the GE American chestnut. We need to respond in force. The pro-GE tree side is mobilizing their...

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USDA’s actions on gene-edited approvals challenged in court

USDA’s actions on gene-edited approvals challenged in court

Center for Food Safety’s federal lawsuit says the exemptions for broad categories of GE crops risky. FarmProgress 6 Aug 2021 Jacqui Fatka In May 2020, the previous administration’s USDA issued its final rule to modernize agricultural biotechnology regulations. Of note...

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Faces Behind the Campaign︱Steve Taylor

Faces Behind the Campaign︱Steve Taylor

Meet the faces who make up the Campaign to STOP GE Trees. Steve Taylor is the Press Secretary of Global Justice Ecology Project and a member of the Campaign to STOP GE Trees North American Coordinating Committee. Here’s what he had to say about working with the...

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Gene Drives – Engineering the Wild

Gene Drives – Engineering the Wild

Designed to push new genes through entire populations in the wild, gene drive technology raises serious questions about monitoring, reversibility, and human control of nature Watershed Sentinel 13 July 2021 By Lucy Sharratt So far, genetically engineered organisms...

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Faces Behind the Campaign︱Rachel Smolker

Faces Behind the Campaign︱Rachel Smolker

Meet the faces who make up the Campaign to STOP GE Trees. Rachel Smolker is the Co-director of Biofuelwatch and a member of the Campaign to STOP GE Trees steering committee. Here’s what she had to say about her journey to working with the campaign.    ...

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Faces Behind the Campaign︱Theresa Church

Faces Behind the Campaign︱Theresa Church

Meet the faces who support the Campaign to Stop GE Trees. Here’s what Theresa Church, Assistant Director of Global Justice Ecology Project, had to say about her journey to working with us.     What's your background? Professionally, I am the Assistant...

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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...

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US apples shut out of India

Fruitnet John Hay 2 March 2021 Indian market is “technically closed” to US apples following new requirement for non-GMO certificate with each consignment US apples have effectively lost access to the Indian market after new import regulations requiring certain fruit...

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Into the Wild: GMOs head for the forest

Into the Wild: GMOs head for the forest

Lucy Sharratt is the Coordinator of the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN), which brings together 16 groups to research, monitor and raise awareness about issues relating to genetic engineering in food and farming. CBAN is a project on the shared platform of...

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