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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...

New GE Trees 3 Minute Video

New GE Trees 3 Minute Video

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

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...

Isoxaflutole-The EPA’s Newest Toxic Approval

Op-ed: Ever heard of isoxaflutole? That’s about to change Environmental Health News 24 April 2020 Nathan Donley Across the country, many people who've never stepped into a soybean or corn field are familiar with pesticides like the cancer-linked glyphosate in Roundup...

Commercial Timber Industry Under Fire

Commercial Timber Industry Under Fire

Eucalyptus plantations in South Africa are nicknamed "green cancer" because the spread uncontrollably and destroy everything they touch. South Africa is one of the countries looking into the possibility of GE tree plantations in the future. (2003) Photo:...

Monsanto Knew Dicamba Would Cause Damage

Monsanto Knew Dicamba Would Cause Damage

We cannot be surprised that capitalism has failed to keep people safe in the face of a global pandemic , when large corporations like Monsanto are allowed to ignore public safety, as with the government approving this dangerous pesticide despite Monsanto knowing its...

What Could Be Wrong About Planting Trees?

What Could Be Wrong About Planting Trees?

What could be wrong about planting trees? The new push for more industrial tree plantations in the Global South World Rainforest Movement 23 March 2020 What could be wrong about planting trees? Haven’t communities around the world been planting a diversity of trees...

Trump Moves to Allow GMO Crops in Wildlife Refuges

Trump Moves to Allow GMO Crops in Wildlife Refuges

Photo: Langelle/GJEP Trump's move to allow GMO crops in wildlife refuges is not unexpected with the administration already reversing wildlife refuge prohibition. Last Fall the Center for Food Safety sued over the withdrawal of the prohibition. The case is ongoing. If...