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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...

Press Release 8 Sept: Groups Condemn Use of GE Trees in Fake Climate Schemes (ENG, SP, FR, PO)

Genetically Engineered Trees: No Solution to Climate Change

Genetically Engineered Trees: No Solution to Climate Change Árvores transgênicas não são solução para as mudanças climáticas Árboles transgénicos: No son solución al cambio climático  Les arbres génétiquement modifiés: ne sont pas une solution aux changements...

Faces Behind the Campaign︱Lois Breault-Melican

Faces Behind the Campaign︱Lois Breault-Melican

Meet the faces who make up the Campaign to STOP GE Trees. Lois Breault-Melican is a member of the American Chestnut Cooperators Foundation and is also on the Campaign to STOP GE Trees North American Coordinating Committee. Here’s what she had to say about working with...

URGENT ACTION ALERT: Tell USDA NO GE trees in our forests!

URGENT ACTION ALERT: Tell USDA NO GE trees in our forests!

  The USDA has opened up a second public comment period to seek input for the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) they plan to prepare on whether or not to approve the GE American chestnut. We need to respond in force. The pro-GE tree side is mobilizing their...

USDA’s actions on gene-edited approvals challenged in court

USDA’s actions on gene-edited approvals challenged in court

Center for Food Safety’s federal lawsuit says the exemptions for broad categories of GE crops risky. FarmProgress 6 Aug 2021 Jacqui Fatka In May 2020, the previous administration’s USDA issued its final rule to modernize agricultural biotechnology regulations. Of note...

Faces Behind the Campaign︱Steve Taylor

Faces Behind the Campaign︱Steve Taylor

Meet the faces who make up the Campaign to STOP GE Trees. Steve Taylor is the Press Secretary of Global Justice Ecology Project and a member of the Campaign to STOP GE Trees North American Coordinating Committee. Here’s what he had to say about working with the...

Gene Drives – Engineering the Wild

Gene Drives – Engineering the Wild

Designed to push new genes through entire populations in the wild, gene drive technology raises serious questions about monitoring, reversibility, and human control of nature Watershed Sentinel 13 July 2021 By Lucy Sharratt So far, genetically engineered organisms...

Faces Behind the Campaign︱Rachel Smolker

Faces Behind the Campaign︱Rachel Smolker

Meet the faces who make up the Campaign to STOP GE Trees. Rachel Smolker is the Co-director of Biofuelwatch and a member of the Campaign to STOP GE Trees steering committee. Here’s what she had to say about her journey to working with the campaign.    ...

Faces Behind the Campaign︱Theresa Church

Faces Behind the Campaign︱Theresa Church

Meet the faces who support the Campaign to Stop GE Trees. Here’s what Theresa Church, Assistant Director of Global Justice Ecology Project, had to say about her journey to working with us.     What's your background? Professionally, I am the Assistant...