GE American Chestnut Resource Page

Welcome to our GE American chestnuts resource page! As you may be aware, New York is ground zero for both research and investment in genetically engineered trees. The State University of New York at Syracuse College of Environmental… Read More

LISTEN: GMO Chestnuts Are Bad For Forests

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann provided the weekly Earth Minute segment for the Sojourner Truth Radio Show on Wednesday, discussing how genetically engineered American Chestnuts will be bad for forests if released into the wild. The Earth… Read More

National Catholic Reporter Takes on GE Trees

Eucalyptus plantation in Brazil.  Photo: Petermann One year ago, on June 18, Pope Francis released his encyclical on the environment. This ground breaking document addressed issues including GMOs and climate change – a first for the Catholic church…. Read More

Ban Genetically Engineered (GE) American chestnuts in New York State

Spring 2015 Dear friend and forest protector; This is an invitation to you and your organization to join us in our efforts to stop the release of GE American chestnuts into the forests of New York State and… Read More