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Science Says Burning Trees Is A False Climate Solution

Science Says Burning Trees Is A False Climate Solution

Photo: Logging devastation in Mapuche Territory (Chile). Langelle/GJEP GE trees are being heavily promoted as a false climate solution. Genetically engineered trees are being developed for use in biomass plantations to be burned for electricity.  Other GE trees are...

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Isoxaflutole-The EPA’s Newest Toxic Approval

Op-ed: Ever heard of isoxaflutole? That’s about to change Environmental Health News 24 April 2020 Nathan Donley Across the country, many people who've never stepped into a soybean or corn field are familiar with pesticides like the cancer-linked glyphosate in Roundup...

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Commercial Timber Industry Under Fire

Commercial Timber Industry Under Fire

Eucalyptus plantations in South Africa are nicknamed "green cancer" because the spread uncontrollably and destroy everything they touch. South Africa is one of the countries looking into the possibility of GE tree plantations in the future. (2003) Photo:...

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Monsanto Knew Dicamba Would Cause Damage

Monsanto Knew Dicamba Would Cause Damage

We cannot be surprised that capitalism has failed to keep people safe in the face of a global pandemic , when large corporations like Monsanto are allowed to ignore public safety, as with the government approving this dangerous pesticide despite Monsanto knowing its...

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What Could Be Wrong About Planting Trees?

What Could Be Wrong About Planting Trees?

What could be wrong about planting trees? The new push for more industrial tree plantations in the Global South World Rainforest Movement 23 March 2020 What could be wrong about planting trees? Haven’t communities around the world been planting a diversity of trees...

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Trump Moves to Allow GMO Crops in Wildlife Refuges

Trump Moves to Allow GMO Crops in Wildlife Refuges

Photo: Langelle/GJEP Trump's move to allow GMO crops in wildlife refuges is not unexpected with the administration already reversing wildlife refuge prohibition. Last Fall the Center for Food Safety sued over the withdrawal of the prohibition. The case is ongoing. If...

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WRM: March 8 | Women’s Day

WRM: March 8 | Women’s Day

Women Traditional Healers – Amador Hernandez, Chiapas, Mexico (2011). Photo: Langelle World Rainforest Movement 7 March 2020 Women, particularly those who depend on forests for their livelihoods and sustenance, face many struggles. Women often lead various types of...

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One Trillion Trees To Solve The World’s Problems?

One Trillion Trees To Solve The World’s Problems?

Rodolphe Barrangou reveals the nightmare of his CRISPR world. photo: Langelle/GJEP Trees to Solve the World’s Problems? From Genetically Engineered Trees for the Bioeconomy – to the Trillion Tree Proposal and Business for Nature Traducción al Español Tradução para o...

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Another Major Unintended Effect From CRISPR

Another Major Unintended Effect From CRISPR

Photo: GM Watch GM Watch 11 January 2020 Claire Robinson A new study reveals yet another major unintended effect from the CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tool – with potentially serious implications for the food safety of gene-edited plants. The study found that CRISPR-Cas9...

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