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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...

The Ecologist Runs Article on Risks of GE American Chestnut Trees

This article was the Editor's pick in The Ecologist. Tree biotech and the American chestnut The American chestnut is being used as a PR tool for winning over public opinion on the use of biotechnology as a 'tool of conservation'. The Ecologist  By Rachel Smolker &...

NEW: Risks of GE American Chestnut in Independent Science News

The GE American Chestnut – Restoration of a Beloved Species or Trojan Horse for Tree Biotechnology? Independent Science News, 11 June 2019: by Rachel Smolker, Ph.D. (Biofuelwatch) and Anne Petermann (Global Justice Ecology Project) About a century ago the American...

Radio:

KPFK FM – Los Angeles

SOJOURNER TRUTH SHOW “Earth Minute with Anne Petermann & Theresa Church”

Monoculture Tree Plantations (Sept. 24, 2020)

Wildfires & Genetically Engineered Trees (Sept. 16, 2020)

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”

BJ McManama of Indigenous Environmental Network Discusses Opposition to GE Trees (Sept. 24, 2020)

Oliver Munnion on the International Day Against Monoculture Tree Plantations (Sept. 17, 2020)

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)

KPFA 94.1 FM-Berkeley, CA: Warming Oceans and Mega-Storms & the Fight Against GE Trees (Oct. 23, 2020)

Broadcast of press conference put on by Stop GE Trees about opposing the deregulation of genetically engineered American chestnut trees.

 

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