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New Book on American Chestnut Looks at Consequences of GE Trees

New Book on American Chestnut Looks at Consequences of GE Trees

A new book from the University of Georgia Press, The American Chestnut, An Environmental History by Donald Edward Davis is seen as the most comprehensive treatment of the history of the American Chestnut written to date as it looks at forest ecology, anthropological...

CA Supreme Court Upholds Glyphosate Damage Lawsuit

CA Supreme Court Upholds Glyphosate Damage Lawsuit

Note: Recently, Brazil approved a glyphosate-resistant genetically engineered (GE), also called genetically modified (GM), eucalyptus developed by the FSC-certified company Suzano, for commercial growing. Engineering plants to resist glyphosate results in larger...

NEW! FSC Petition Demands Strong GE Tree Ban: sign by Dec 14

NEW! FSC Petition Demands Strong GE Tree Ban: sign by Dec 14

Note: After numerous people contacted us about the convoluted and confusing nature of the Forest Stewardship Council's public consultation process, we created a petition to the FSC to enable more people to make their voices heard. From the petition: "The importance of...

Urgent Alert! Tell FSC – KEEP GE TREES OUT OF OUR FORESTS!

Urgent Alert! Tell FSC – KEEP GE TREES OUT OF OUR FORESTS!

URGENT ALERT: TELL THE FOREST STEWARDSHIP COUNCIL: GE Trees Can Never Be Sustainable! DEADLINE Thursday, Dec 2, 2021 The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), one of the world's largest certifiers of “sustainably harvested wood”, is consulting the public on policy changes...

Faces Behind the Campaign︱Denis Melican

Faces Behind the Campaign︱Denis Melican

Meet the faces who make up the Campaign to STOP GE Trees. Denis Melican is a member of the American Chestnut Cooperators Foundation and is also on the Campaign to STOP GE Trees North American Coordinating Committee. Here’s what he had to say about working with the...

Press Release 8 Sept: Groups Condemn Use of GE Trees in Fake Climate Schemes (ENG, SP, FR, PO)

Genetically Engineered Trees: No Solution to Climate Change

Genetically Engineered Trees: No Solution to Climate Change Árvores transgênicas não são solução para as mudanças climáticas Árboles transgénicos: No son solución al cambio climático  Les arbres génétiquement modifiés: ne sont pas une solution aux changements...

Faces Behind the Campaign︱Lois Breault-Melican

Faces Behind the Campaign︱Lois Breault-Melican

Meet the faces who make up the Campaign to STOP GE Trees. Lois Breault-Melican is a member of the American Chestnut Cooperators Foundation and is also on the Campaign to STOP GE Trees North American Coordinating Committee. Here’s what she had to say about working with...

URGENT ACTION ALERT: Tell USDA NO GE trees in our forests!

URGENT ACTION ALERT: Tell USDA NO GE trees in our forests!

  The USDA has opened up a second public comment period to seek input for the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) they plan to prepare on whether or not to approve the GE American chestnut. We need to respond in force. The pro-GE tree side is mobilizing their...

USDA’s actions on gene-edited approvals challenged in court

USDA’s actions on gene-edited approvals challenged in court

Center for Food Safety’s federal lawsuit says the exemptions for broad categories of GE crops risky. FarmProgress 6 Aug 2021 Jacqui Fatka In May 2020, the previous administration’s USDA issued its final rule to modernize agricultural biotechnology regulations. Of note...