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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...

Federal Court Declares Genetically Engineered Salmon Unlawful

Federal Court Declares Genetically Engineered Salmon Unlawful

Note: This federal response to the FDA's approval of genetically engineered (GE or genetically modified) salmon is an important victory for the Center for Food Safety (CFS) and all organizations working to bring awareness to the dangers of genetic engineering....

Forests Are About to Become Genetically Modified

Below are excerpts from the 3 November 2020 publication in BM Global News. For the full story click here. Scientists Have Not Identified the Impact of GE Trees However, while the scientists told The New York Times they plan to submit a report to the FDA for judgment...

Read Our Comments Opposing Deregulation of Darling 58 American Chestnut

Read Our Comments Opposing Deregulation of Darling 58 American Chestnut

On October 19, 2020 the initial public comment period by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on the petition for deregulation of Darling 58 genetically engineered (GE or genetically modified) American Chestnut closed. Historically, there has been strong...

Release: Public Comment on Darling 58 American Chestnut Closes 

Release: Public Comment on Darling 58 American Chestnut Closes 

For Immediate Release: 10/20/2020 Public Comment on Darling 58 American Chestnut Closes  Groups Across North America Oppose Release of Genetically Engineered Trees  New York- On Oct. 19th the initial public comment period by the United States Department of Agriculture...

Organic Grower Discusses Threats of GE American Chestnut

Organic Grower Discusses Threats of GE American Chestnut

There are increasing concerns by organic growers as to how the genetically engineered (GE or genetically modified) American chestnut tree may endanger their certified organic status as chestnut growers. Brian Caldwell owner of Hemlock Grove Farm talks about his...

Dogwood Alliance Joins in Opposition to GE American Chestnut

Dogwood Alliance Joins in Opposition to GE American Chestnut

Numerous environmental organizations representing millions of members have signed on in opposition to the proposal to spread genetically engineered chestnut trees into the wild. One organization is Dogwood Alliance, which works to protect southern forests across 14...