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New York Times: The first GE Trees have been planted in a U.S. Forest

New York Times: The first GE Trees have been planted in a U.S. Forest

New York Times: For the First Time, Genetically Modified Trees Have Been Planted in a U.S. Forest Summary of Article: On Monday February 13, 2023, nearly 5,000 GE trees were planted in a U.S. Forest. The modified poplars, planted in Georgia on private land, were...

Indigenous Environmental Network’s Comments to the USDA

The Indigenous Environmental Network "convenes local, regional and national meetings on environmental and economic justice issues, and provides support, resources and referral to Indigenous communities and youth throughout primarily North America – and in recent years...

Friend of the Earth, U.S. Comments to the USDA

Originally Posted January 13, 2023 Friends of the Earth, U.S. submits the following attachment representing 21,159 Friends of the Earth supporters. Friends of the Earth supporters strongly urge the USDA to reject the unrestricted planting of genetically engineered...

GE chestnut trees underperform against phytophthora, a root rot

GE chestnut trees underperform against phytophthora, a root rot

GE chestnut trees underperform against phytophthora, a root rot The Capital Press article mentioned below reviews two approaches to reviving the American Chestnut tree, hybridization and genetic engineering. It notes that genetic engineering is not a silver bullet and...

Wrench in the Gears discusses the Roots of the GE Chestnut Tree

Wrench in the Gears discusses the Roots of the GE Chestnut Tree

Seeing the Forest Through the Transgenic Trees – Guest Post By Ben Note: Thanks to Ben for forwarding this article that takes a deep dive into the issues and forces behind the promotion of the genetically engineered American chestnut. Anyone interested to know how...

Pacifica Radio Feature on Dangers of GE Chestnut

Pacifica Radio Feature on Dangers of GE Chestnut

New Earth Watch: Why the USDA Must Reject Release of GE Trees in Wild Forests GE Trees Campaign Coordinator Anne Petermann was interviewed for an hour special on the Sojourner Truth show on KPFK Los Angeles, syndicated to millions of listeners across the country. She...