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Sign on to Tell the FSC NO to Genetically Engineered Trees!

For more than twenty years, a core policy of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has been a prohibition on the commercial use of genetically engineered (GE or genetically modified) trees in its certification program – but this important ban is under threat. FSC’s ban...

O FSC deve manter a proibição de árvores transgênicas

Por mais de vinte anos, uma política fundamental do Conselho de Manejo Florestal tem sido a proibição do uso comercial de árvores geneticamente modificadas em seu programa de certificação – mas esta importante proibição está ameaçada. A proibição de árvores GM pelo...

El FSC debe mantener la prohibición contra los árboles transgénicos

Durante más de veinte años, una de las políticas fundamentales del Consejo de Administración Forestal (más conocido por sus siglas en inglés, FSC) ha sido la prohibición del uso comercial de árboles genéticamente modificados en su programa de certificación, pero esta...

Guest column: Restoring Brunswick’s American chestnut trees

Guest column: Restoring Brunswick’s American chestnut trees Portland Press Herald 4 Aug 2022 By Jim St. Pierre and Dennis Wilson For generations, American chestnut trees (Castanea dentata) fed people and wildlife throughout eastern North America. Up to 4 billion...

A Rude Awakening on KPFA Interviews Author Donald Edward Davis

A Rude Awakening on KPFA Interviews Author Donald Edward Davis

A Rude Awakening on KPFA Interview Author Donald Edward Davis Pacifica Radio 24 June 2022 Sabrina Jacobs, host of A Rude Awakening on KPFA spoke with Dr. Donald Edward Davis, author of The American Chestnut: An Environmental History. His exhaustive book explores how...