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EcoRI News Interviews Members of Stop GE Trees Campaign

The following article includes excerpts from Grace Kelly's interviews with Lois & Denis Melican, former members of MA/RI Chapter board of The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF), and Anne Petermann, Executive Director of Global Justice Ecology Project. Infighting...

NY Times Magazine Promotes GE Trees – We Set the Record Straight

By Anne Petermann, Executive Director, Global Justice Ecology Project An article printed in today’s New York Times Magazine, “Can Genetic Engineering Bring Back the American Chestnut?” by Gabriel Popkin, is a disappointing piece of questionable journalism. In this...

The Daily Orange: Genetically Engineered Trees A Risk To Environment

American chestnut tree in Vermont. Photo: Petermann The newspaper of the State University of NY (SUNY) at Syracuse is The Daily Orange.  SUNY Syracuse's - Environmental Science and Forestry College is home to the American Chestnut Research and Restoration Project,...

NPR’s Short Wave Podcast Mentions Campaign

On 20 December 2019 NPR's Short Wave podcast released the episode "What Happened to the American Chestnut Tree?" The campaign's opposition to the genetically engineered (GE) American chestnut is mentioned at the following time stamps: 11:22 "In March, two members of...

The Washington Post Runs Article on the American Chestnut

Blight wiped out the American chestnut. Parallel efforts are close to bringing it back. The Washington Post December 18, 2019 Adrian Higgins It is hard to overstate the value and cultural importance of the American chestnut tree for those who came before us. The...

Why ‘GE’ Chestnut Trees Should Remain Cloistered

Guest Appearance: Why 'GE' chestnut trees should remain cloistered Finger Lakes Times December 15, 2019 Brian Caldwell of Hemlock Grove Farm WEST DANBY, Tompkins County — Scientists at the College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse are leading an effort...

Radio:

KPFK FM – Los Angeles

SOJOURNER TRUTH SHOW “Earth Minute with Anne Petermann”

Chestnut Champions Resign Over GE Trees (April 19, 2019)

Biofuels, Carbon Offsets Are False Solutions for ‘Green’ Air Travel (April 3, 2018)

GE TREES WON’T SOLVE FORESTS’ HEALTH CRISIS(April 3, 2018)

GMO CHESTNUT A DANGER TO OUR FORESTS (Jan. 4, 2018)

CHILEAN PULP AND PAPER INDUSTRY TAKING HEAT FOR WILDFIRES (Feb. 3, 2017)

CHILE – GE TREES, PLANTATIONS AND PINOCHET (April 12, 2017)

RAGING WILDFIRES IN PORTUGAL, EXOTIC PLANTATIONS TO BLAME (June 27, 2017)

EARTH WATCH: OLIVER MUNNION ON PORTUGAL WILDFIRES (June 30, 2017)

ANNE PETERMANN ON OVER QUARTER MILLION SIGNATURES AGAINST GE EUCALYPTUS (July 7, 2017)

SOJOURNER TRUTH SHOW “Earth Watch interview segment with guests provided by GJEP”

Anne Petermann on Stopping the Impacts of Industrial Tree Plantations in Brazil (April 17, 2019)

Earth Watch: BJ McManama of Indigenous Environmental Network on Upcoming Forest & Climate Convergence (March 23, 2019)

Christian Poirier of Amazon Watch on Deforestation Spikes in Brazil (November 30, 2018)

Rachel Smolker On Biofuels & Their Environmental Impact (November 9, 2018)

ARLEY DIAZ OF FANG COLLECTIVE ON ALLIANCE TO MOBILIZE THE RESISTANCE (April 20, 2018)

MILA DE MIER ON GENETICALLY MODIFIED MOSQUITOES IN FLORIDA (April 2, 2018)

CLIMATE CHANGE EXPERT DR. JULIETTE ROONEY-VARGA DISCUSSES PROBLEMS WITH WOOD BIOENERGY (Jan. 26, 2018)

WORLD RAINFOREST MOVEMENT’S ELIZABETH DÍAZ ON GENETICALLY ENGINEERED TREES (March 24, 2017)

ANNE PETERMANN ON GE TREES AND PLANTATIONS IN CHILE (April 21, 2017)

FELIPE GREZ MORENO ON OPPOSING GE TREES IN CHILE (June 23, 2017)

Other Radio

WERU-FM – Bangor: RadioActive show with Meredith Francesco (Nov. 22, 2016)

Anne Petermann as guest on climate solutions, GE trees.

KWMR FM – Vermont: ‘Post Carbon Radio’ (Jan. 10, 2017)

Anne Petermann, Orin Langelle interview about genetically engineered trees.

WORT-FM Madison, WI: Is Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Coming To The U.S.? (June 29, 2017)

Anne Petermann interviewed about genetically engineered eucalyptus trees.

WORT-FM Madison, WI: Genetically Engineered Trees Opposed

Interview with Anne Petermann on GE Eucalyptus petition drive. (Aug. 30, 2017)

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