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AGRA Watch Report Exposes CAS & the Gates Foundation

AGRA Watch Report Exposes CAS & the Gates Foundation

People protesting Genetically Engineered Trees in front of the IUFRO conference. Photo: Langelle The Cornell Alliance for Science (CAS), funded by the Gates Foundation, promotes agribusiness and crop biotechnology, including genetically engineered (GE or genetically...

Dr. Rachel Smolker on the dangers of the GE American Chestnut tree

Dr. Rachel Smolker on the dangers of the GE American Chestnut tree

Dr. Rachel Smolker, Co-director of Biofuelwatch and a member of the international and national Campaign to STOP GE Trees, has a PhD in biology. In this interview, Smolker discusses the dangers of approving genetically engineered (GE or genetically modified) American...

EcoRI News Interviews Members of Stop GE Trees Campaign

EcoRI News Interviews Members of Stop GE Trees Campaign

The following article includes excerpts from Grace Kelly's interviews with Lois & Denis Melican, former members of MA/RI Chapter board of The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF), and Anne Petermann, Executive Director of Global Justice Ecology Project. Infighting...

Researchers Working To Replace Nature One GMO At A Time

Medium 27 July 2020 Theresa Church The University of New England (UNE) is partnering with SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry (ESF) to develop the first ever genetically engineered (GE) forest tree for release into the wild. UNE has a request pending...

Bangor Daily New Publishes Op Ed on GE American Chestnut

Bangor Daily New Publishes Op Ed on GE American Chestnut

Genetically engineered trees do not belong in our forests Bangor Daily News 19 July 2020 Theresa Church The COVID-19 pandemic has given us a rare interlude to evaluate the notion of business as usual. It has exposed mounting flaws and inequalities as a result of the...

Genetically Modified Chestnuts Imperil Forests

Genetically Modified Chestnuts Imperil Forests

On Saturday 7 July 2020, The Scranton Times Tribune ran an op ed by Anne Petermann, International Coordinator for the Campaign to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees titled Genetically Modified Chestnuts Imperil Forests. The following is Peterman’s submission to the...

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...