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Tree Biotech Conference Disrupted Amidst Week of Protest

Tree Biotech Conference Disrupted Amidst Week of Protest

For Immediate Release 7 June 2017 Concepción, Chile - Today the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) 2017 Tree Biotechnology Conference was forced to cancel its field trip to the University of Concepción's Center for Biotechnology amidst...

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Welcome to the STOP GE Trees Indigenous People & Forests Blog

Genetically Engineered (GE) Trees will increase the damages caused by deforestation to indigenous people and their way of life. Here at the STOP GE Trees Indigenous People & Forests Blog, we will share news and reports of the struggles already faced by people who...

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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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WERU Interviews Members of the Campaign to Stop GE Trees

WERU Interviews Members of the Campaign to Stop GE Trees

Common Ground Radio 14 January 2021 Producer/host C.J. Walke interviewed members of the Campaign to Stop GE Trees to discuss the history of the American Chestnut tree in our eastern forests, genetic engineering of American chestnut trees and the social and economic...

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SLAPP Lawsuit Against GE Tree Solidarity Group

In 2020, Rainforest Rescue helped the Campaign to Stop GE Trees secure more than 120,000 names opposing the genetically engineered American chestnut for the USDA comment period. They helped us and now it's our turn to help Rainforest Rescue stand up against...

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Fedco Weighs in on Consequences of GE American Chestnut

Fedco Weighs in on Consequences of GE American Chestnut

Dark Hort? More Questions than Answers Jen Ries, Fedco Trees Coordinator, on behalf of Fedco The chestnut, an iconic tree of the American landscape, is poised to become a different kind of icon of a new era. A petition has arrived at the USDA asking for the release of...

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