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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...

Brazil Says NO GE trees! Sign on in solidarity!

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,...

Genetically Engineered Trees: Growing Threats to Eastern Forests

Genetically Engineered Trees: Growing Threats to Eastern Forests

Genetically Engineered Trees: Growing Threats to Eastern Forests Heartwood/Heartbeat Spring 2022 Issue 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 forests, which...

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...