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    Globalization Gone Mad: Help Stop Devastating Canal in Nicaragua

    Photo: Panga on the Rio Pis Pis in the Bosawas Rainforest of Nicaragua.  PhotoLangelle.org Dear friends, Please sign the petition below to stop a massive canal being built through Nicaragua. Since 1997 GJEP and our predecessor organization ACERCA have… Read More

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    Triumph and Tragedy Photo Exhibit at the ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery until Sept 18

    Triumph and Tragedy is an exhibit of photographs taken by GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann.  The exhibit documents movements, activists, indigenous peoples and organizations around the world working to stop social and ecological devastation and rebuild a just… Read More

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    GE Trees Action Camp Application

    Deadline: Sept. 2nd Thank you for your interest in the GE Trees Action camp taking place this September 24th-27th in North Carolina. Please fill out the below application. Accepted participants will be notified of the camp’s exact location and asked to provide… Read More

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    Corporate Greenwash in Tuscany

    Campaign to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees Corporate Greenwash in Tuscany IUFRO Tree Biotechnology Conference Denounced for Promoting GMO Trees New York (8 June 2015, 0:00 GMT) – From 8 to 12 June, Florence, Italy will be the host… Read More

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    A Thousand Angry Women Say No to Genetically Engineered Trees

    In a piece published on the Huffington Post, Dr. Rachel Smolker, co-director of Biofuelwatch, and Anne Petermann, coordinator of the Campaign STOP GE Trees, review the actions of the Brazilian Landless Workers Movement (or MST) last month, where 1,000 MST women… Read More

Rachel Smolker, Ph.D.

rachel smolkerCo-director, Biofuelwatch

Rachel Smolker is a co-director of Biofuelwatch, and an organizer with Energy Justice Network. She has researched, written. and organized extensively on the impacts of biofuels and bioenergy on land use, forests, biodiversity, food, people’ and the climate. She also works with various coalitions including the Mobilization for Climate Justice, Climate Justice, Now and others opposing market-based solutions to climate change and other “false solutions.” Learn More

GE Trees researchers look to solve corporate problems, not climate problems

GE Tree researchers claim that their work is being “strangled” by red tape due to the efforts of environmental campaigners, according to an article by Matt McGrath published by the BBC. The quoted researchers argue “there is too much concern… Read More

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New Zealand: Will GE Trees bring economic suicide?

Monday, 27 July 2015, 10:06 am Press Release: GE Free NZ The Ministry of Primary industries is in its final consultation meetings in the South Island and is now calling for submissions* on the National Environmental Standards on Plantation… Read More

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The Earth’s Energetic Imbalance and GE Trees

One of the major driving forces for GE Tree development is their future use for bioenergy–either burned directly as biomass or digested for the production of liquid biofuels. Many argue this is the solution to our energy needs… Read More

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