(CNS): The decision by the National Conservation Council to grant the Mosquito Research and Control Unit a permit approving the release of millions of genetically modified mosquitoes as part of a pilot project in West Bay was flawed… Read More
Originally published at Rainforest Rescue. Sign the petition here The Leuser Ecosystem protected area (KEL, Kawasan Ekosistem Leuser) on the island of Sumatra is one of the largest and most important nature reserves in Indonesia. KEL is named… Read More
Note: One of the traits being engineered into trees is resistance to glyphosate. Via Beyond Pesticides A review of the scientific literature links glyphosate, one of the most popular weed killers in the U.S. and the active ingredient in Roundup,… Read More
Note: Will these dangerous new gene editing techniques be the next frontier for genetically engineered trees? Sharon Begley at StatNews.com reported on an American Society of Hematology’s workshop on genome-editing held last week in Washington, where researchers met to discuss… Read More
The Third World Network is referencing a loophole in the USDA which has allowed numerous GE crops to go unregulated. In January of 2015 it was uncovered that the USDA allowed ArborGen’s GE loblolly Pine to go completely… Read More
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The goal of our NO GE Trees Program is to protect native forests, and to defend the rights of forest dependent communities and Indigenous Peoples against the uncontrollable and irreversible threats posed by the release of genetically engineered (GE) trees. GE trees… Read More