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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...

Brazil Coalition Joined by International Organizations to Condemn Genetically Engineered Tree Approval

Brazil Says NO GE trees! Sign on in solidarity!

Brazil Says NO more GE Trees Sign on in Solidarity! Deadline: June 19, 2022 Open Letter Denouncing Suzano Papel e Celulose’s glyphosate-resistant Genetically Engineered (GE) Eucalyptus More than 50 organizations, networks and movements from Brazil and around the world...

Genetically engineered trees: Growing threats to Eastern forests

Finger Lakes Times 18 Apr 2022 By Theresa Church, Assistant Director, Global Justice Ecology Project To the Editor: We are closer than ever to climate tipping points that could significantly change life as we know it. Bearing the brunt of the climate crisis are our...

Native Forests Serve Better in Restoration Projects

Native Forests Serve Better in Restoration Projects, Study Says Sixth Tone 18 Mar 2022 By Yuan Ye Native forests with a mix of diverse vegetation provide more environmental benefits than monoculture plantations and should be prioritized in climate mitigation efforts,...