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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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A Rude Awakening on KPFA Interviews Author Donald Edward Davis

A Rude Awakening on KPFA Interviews Author Donald Edward Davis

A Rude Awakening on KPFA Interview Author Donald Edward Davis Pacifica Radio 24 June 2022 Sabrina Jacobs, host of A Rude Awakening on KPFA spoke with Dr. Donald Edward Davis, author of The American Chestnut: An Environmental History. His exhaustive book explores how...

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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...

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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,...

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CA Supreme Court Upholds Glyphosate Damage Lawsuit

CA Supreme Court Upholds Glyphosate Damage Lawsuit

Note: Recently, Brazil approved a glyphosate-resistant genetically engineered (GE), also called genetically modified (GM), eucalyptus developed by the FSC-certified company Suzano, for commercial growing. Engineering plants to resist glyphosate results in larger...

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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...

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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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