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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...

The Search for “Lingering Trees” Offers Hope for Imperiled Species

The Search for “Lingering Trees” Offers Hope for Imperiled Species

The February 25, 2024 article by Eric Aldrich titled "The Search for “Lingering Trees” Offers Hope for Imperiled Species" was published on The Nature Conservancy's website, where it can be read in full. The article discussed how, through the use of apps like TreeSnap,...

Genetically Engineered Chestnut Rift Widens

NOTE: The following Press Release is from the Global Justice Ecology Project. The Global Justice Ecology Project coordinates, administrates, and fundraises for the Campaign to STOP GE Trees. Press Release: Genetically Engineered Chestnut Rift Widens American...

USDA Reportedly “Pauses Work” GE American Chestnut

NOTE: The following Press Release is from the Global Justice Ecology Project. The Global Justice Ecology Project coordinates, administrates, and fundraises for the Campaign to STOP GE Trees.     Press Release: USDA Reportedly “Pauses Work” GE American...

Genetically Engineered Chestnut Loses Backers

Genetically Engineered Chestnut Loses Backers

NOTE: The following Press Release from the Global Justice Ecology Project was posted by the Society of Environmental Journalists. The Global Justice Ecology Project coordinates, administrates, and fundraises for the Campaign to STOP GE Trees.   Genetically...

CBAN: Researchers Disown Their Own Genetically Engineered Tree

CBAN: Researchers Disown Their Own Genetically Engineered Tree

NOTE: The following is a press release from the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network, a member group of The Campaigm to STOP GE Trees. It can also be read on CBAN's website.   Canadian Biotechnology Action Network Press Release Researchers Disown Their Own...

Common Dreams: The Genetically Engineered Tree That Never Was

Common Dreams: The Genetically Engineered Tree That Never Was

The transgenic Darling 58 chestnut tree as a sign of our collapsing regulatory ecosystem. NOTE: on December 12, 2023, the following article appeared on the Common Dreams website. It is written by Steve Taylor, the press secretary for Global Justice Ecology Project and...