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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...

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...