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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...

BJ McManama of IEN Discusses Indigenous Peoples Opposition to GE Trees

BJ McManama of IEN Discusses Indigenous Peoples Opposition to GE Trees

(Seneca/Welsh) Brenda Jo has been involved with Indigenous and environmental issues for over 25 years. Beginning in the early 1990s working with WV State agencies on NAGPRA, opposition to mountaintop/strip coal mining & public education. For the past 14+ years she...

Anne Petermann On The Dangers Of GE Trees & Industrial Plantations

Anne Petermann On The Dangers Of GE Trees & Industrial Plantations

Anne Petermann is the Executive Director of Global Justice Ecology Project and the International Coordinator of the Campaign to STOP GE Trees. Petermann warns that approval of the plan to release genetically engineered (GE) American Chestnut trees will open the door...

The Enviro Show Interviews Anne Petermann & Rachel Smolker

The Enviro Show Interviews Anne Petermann & Rachel Smolker

Greetings Earthlings. Perhaps you're familiar with the plight of the American Chestnut tree? It's a long sad tale and it may get even sadder soon. Dr. Rachel Smolker and Anne Petermann of the Campaign to STOP GE Trees join us to see the forest for the trees during...

AGRA Watch Report Exposes CAS & the Gates Foundation

AGRA Watch Report Exposes CAS & the Gates Foundation

People protesting Genetically Engineered Trees in front of the IUFRO conference. Photo: Langelle The Cornell Alliance for Science (CAS), funded by the Gates Foundation, promotes agribusiness and crop biotechnology, including genetically engineered (GE or genetically...

Dr. Rachel Smolker on the dangers of the GE American Chestnut tree

Dr. Rachel Smolker on the dangers of the GE American Chestnut tree

Dr. Rachel Smolker, Co-director of Biofuelwatch and a member of the international and national Campaign to STOP GE Trees, has a PhD in biology. In this interview, Smolker discusses the dangers of approving genetically engineered (GE or genetically modified) American...