From a post by Anne Petermann, Executive Director, Global Justice Ecology Project, on the Climate Connections Blog

GE Trees Eucalyptus Farm. Photo: Anne Petermann

GE Trees Eucalyptus Farm. Photo: Anne Petermann

On September 4th, the Brazilian biosafety commission will hold a public hearing on GE trees. Stay tuned for more news on that hearing later this week!

Nature recently ran this story by Heidi Ledford about the GE trees public hearing and Suzano’s push to plant GE eucalyptus tree plantations in Brazil.

The article includes a lot of very good information about where we are at, including quotes from an interview with Anne Petermann. It’s great that media, particularly institutions like Nature, are finally paying attention!

Read the full article here.


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