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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...

Release: Diverse Groups Unite In Opposition To GE Tree Plan By SUNY-ESF

Release: Diverse Groups Unite In Opposition To GE Tree Plan By SUNY-ESF

Campaign to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees For Immediate Release                                                                                  17 June 2020 For More Information Contact Steve Taylor                                         +1.314.210.1322...

GMO Mosquitoes First Of Many Attempts To Transform Natural World

GMO Mosquitoes First Of Many Attempts To Transform Natural World

Photo: Langelle/GJEP Genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in Florida and Texas beginning this summer – silver bullet or jumping the gun? The Conversation 3 June 2020 B. Allan, C. Stone, H. Tuten, J. Kuzma, & N. Kofler This summer, for the first time,...

Statement on the Recent Dicamba Decision

Statement on the Recent Dicamba Decision

Photo: protest against Monsanto's toxic agrochemicals and GMOs in Asuncion, Paraguay, 2014.  Photo: Langelle/ photolangelle.org Campaign To Stop GE Trees For Immediate Release June 5, 2020 Statement on the Recent Dicamba Decision Monsanto's Pesticide Unlawful - Drift...

Webinar Series Explains Gene Drives

Webinar Series Explains Gene Drives

GENE DRIVES EXPLAINED. WHAT, WHY, HOW? The authors of the interdisciplinary Gene Drive Report (2019) are holding webinars on social, technological & scientific, environmental, ethical and legal questions of this new technique in June 2020 via Zoom – for free....

Science Says Burning Trees Is A False Climate Solution

Science Says Burning Trees Is A False Climate Solution

Photo: Logging devastation in Mapuche Territory (Chile). Langelle/GJEP GE trees are being heavily promoted as a false climate solution. Genetically engineered trees are being developed for use in biomass plantations to be burned for electricity.  Other GE trees are...

New GE Trees 3 Minute Video

New GE Trees 3 Minute Video

Photo: Petermann/GJEP Subscribe to our YouTube channel Sign the petition to keep genetically engineered trees out of forests!

NY Times Magazine Promotes GE Trees – We Set the Record Straight

NY Times Magazine Promotes GE Trees – We Set the Record Straight

By Anne Petermann, Executive Director, Global Justice Ecology Project An article printed in today’s New York Times Magazine, “Can Genetic Engineering Bring Back the American Chestnut?” by Gabriel Popkin, is a disappointing piece of questionable journalism. In this...

Isoxaflutole-The EPA’s Newest Toxic Approval

Op-ed: Ever heard of isoxaflutole? That’s about to change Environmental Health News 24 April 2020 Nathan Donley Across the country, many people who've never stepped into a soybean or corn field are familiar with pesticides like the cancer-linked glyphosate in Roundup...

Commercial Timber Industry Under Fire

Commercial Timber Industry Under Fire

Eucalyptus plantations in South Africa are nicknamed "green cancer" because the spread uncontrollably and destroy everything they touch. South Africa is one of the countries looking into the possibility of GE tree plantations in the future. (2003) Photo:...