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Claims of Successful Genetically Engineered Tree Sterility Overblown

Claims of Successful Genetically Engineered Tree Sterility Overblown

Claims of Successful Genetically Engineered Tree Sterility Overblown FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  08/08/2018 Claims of Successful Genetically Engineered Tree Sterility Overblown Long-term risks and threats of GE trees remain unanswered Joint Statement from: Global Justice...

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...

Spread of GE Bentgrass Shows Potential Invasiveness of GE Trees

Spread of GE Bentgrass Shows Potential Invasiveness of GE Trees

Scott's creeping bentgrass is genetically engineered to withstand applications of Monsanto's Roundup. GE bentgrass escaped from test trials in Oregon in 2003 and are still uncontained after years of eradication efforts. The USDA is considering deregulating creeping...

Asunción Declaration Rejects GE Trees:  The Global Movement Grows

Asunción Declaration Rejects GE Trees: The Global Movement Grows

A Resounding NO to GE Trees Declaración de Asunción Rechazo a todos los Árboles Genéticamente: Un NO Rotundo a los Árboles GM (PDF) Declaração de Asunción rejeita todas as árvores geneticamente modificadas: Um esmagador NÃO às árvores transgênicas (PDF) We,...

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...

EcoRI News Interviews Members of Stop GE Trees Campaign

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...

Researchers Working To Replace Nature One GMO At A Time

Medium 27 July 2020 Theresa Church The University of New England (UNE) is partnering with SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry (ESF) to develop the first ever genetically engineered (GE) forest tree for release into the wild. UNE has a request pending...

Bangor Daily New Publishes Op Ed on GE American Chestnut

Bangor Daily New Publishes Op Ed on GE American Chestnut

Genetically engineered trees do not belong in our forests Bangor Daily News 19 July 2020 Theresa Church The COVID-19 pandemic has given us a rare interlude to evaluate the notion of business as usual. It has exposed mounting flaws and inequalities as a result of the...

Genetically Modified Chestnuts Imperil Forests

Genetically Modified Chestnuts Imperil Forests

On Saturday 7 July 2020, The Scranton Times Tribune ran an op ed by Anne Petermann, International Coordinator for the Campaign to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees titled Genetically Modified Chestnuts Imperil Forests. The following is Peterman’s submission to the...

Release: Diverse Groups Unite In Opposition To GE Tree Plan By SUNY-ESF

Release: Diverse Groups Unite In Opposition To GE Tree Plan By SUNY-ESF

Campaign to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees For Immediate Release                                                                                  17 June 2020 For More Information Contact Steve Taylor                                         +1.314.210.1322...

GMO Mosquitoes First Of Many Attempts To Transform Natural World

GMO Mosquitoes First Of Many Attempts To Transform Natural World

Photo: Langelle/GJEP Genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in Florida and Texas beginning this summer – silver bullet or jumping the gun? The Conversation 3 June 2020 B. Allan, C. Stone, H. Tuten, J. Kuzma, & N. Kofler This summer, for the first time,...

Statement on the Recent Dicamba Decision

Statement on the Recent Dicamba Decision

Photo: protest against Monsanto's toxic agrochemicals and GMOs in Asuncion, Paraguay, 2014.  Photo: Langelle/ photolangelle.org Campaign To Stop GE Trees For Immediate Release June 5, 2020 Statement on the Recent Dicamba Decision Monsanto's Pesticide Unlawful - Drift...

Webinar Series Explains Gene Drives

Webinar Series Explains Gene Drives

GENE DRIVES EXPLAINED. WHAT, WHY, HOW? The authors of the interdisciplinary Gene Drive Report (2019) are holding webinars on social, technological & scientific, environmental, ethical and legal questions of this new technique in June 2020 via Zoom – for free....

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...