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Resources on GE Trees

Educate yourself with information about GE Trees (also called GM Trees)

We’ve compiled an international list of resources, starting with our steering committee’s organizations. While not complete and always growing, this is a great place to start learning about GE trees and the related issues of tree plantations and biofuels. (GE trees are also known as GMO trees, transgenic trees, genetically modified trees or GM trees.)

Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) resources on GE trees (GMO trees)

World Rainforest Movement resources on tree plantations, GE trees and biofuels

BiofuelWatch resources on biofuels and GE trees (GMO trees)

BiofuelWatch report on Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS)

Resources From the Blog

GE American chestnuts vs. Indigenous Peoples’ Sovereignty

Note: The assertion that the American chestnut could be restored using GE technologies is not at all certain.  Tests have only been run for 12 or so years, while AC trees can live for over 200 years.  How the engineered trait will behave in the future under various...

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NAS Warns US Regulations Unprepared for GE Trees

NAS Warns US Regulations Unprepared for GE Trees

NAS Warns US Regulations Unprepared for GE Trees Four members of the Campaign to STOP GE Trees) testified before the NAS about the social and ecological dangers of releasing GE trees into wild forests in 2018. From Nature: Transgenic trees face rocky path from farm to...

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