‘GE Trees Fall’ Continues with Pacific Northwest GE Trees Tour This October

(Check back to see updates of additional venues and locations. If you want to request that we stop in your town,  please e-mail Ruddy at ruddyATglobaljusticeecologyDOTorg.) Genetically Engineered (GE) Trees threaten the biodiversity of native forests, are false… Read More

Why We Risked Arrest and Spent the Day in Jail in South Carolina to STOP GE Trees

Our Action Against ArborGen’s Secret Plans for Genetically Engineered Pine Trees   By Anne Petermann, Executive Director, Global Justice Ecology Project and Coordinator, International Campaign to STOP GE Trees Yesterday morning, Ruddy Turnstone and I were arrested in… Read More

Action Alert! Support the Protest Against GE Trees at ArborGen

Early Monday morning, activists from around the Southeast and as far north as Maine converged on the global headquarters of genetically engineered tree giant ArborGen to tell them in no uncertain terms that they must tear down the… Read More

EARTH WATCH: Ruddy Turnstone from the Campaign to STOP GE Trees

The Sept. 24 Earth Watch segment on the Sojourner Truth radio show featured an interview with Ruddy Turnstone. Turnstone is a GE trees campaigner for Global Justice Ecology Project, working to ban genetically engineered trees from commercialization globally. She has also been… Read More

Video: GJEP Activists Arrested at ArborGen World Headquarters Protesting Genetically Engineered Trees


VIDEO (Below)–Protesters arrested for highlighting concerns of a quarter of a million people who signed on to reject GE Trees, or protested GE trees on six continents in 2015 Ridgeville, SC (28 September 2015) — A plan by activists to inform Andrew Baum,… Read More

“GE Trees Fall” Launches with Action Camp in North Carolina


Genetically Engineered Trees Action Camp and Organizing Tour Target Key Regions Threatened by GE Trees in the US As part of “GE Trees Fall,” activists from across the United States are converging on two key regions involved in… Read More

Sept 21: International Day Against Tree Plantations

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From World Rainforest Movement September 21st 2015 International Day of Struggle against Tree Monocultures Focus on social and ecological devastation of oil palm plantations Among all of the main monoculture tree plantations for industrial use such as eucalyptus,… Read More

Outcomes of the World Forestry Congress: The Same Old Industry S*%t

17 September 2015–by Anne Petermann, Executive Director, Global Justice Ecology Project & Coordinator of the Campaign to STOP GE Trees I am finally getting the chance to send out my analysis of the documents that came out of the… Read More

The True Cost of Tree Plantations

by Anne Petermann, 8 September 2015 Today was an emotional day here in Durban at CSAP, the alternative peoples’ conference planned in parallel to the timber industry-dominated World Forestry Congress. Winnie Overbeek, Executive Director of World Rainforest Movement… Read More

GJEP Analysis of Events Around the World Forestry Congress in Durban


Anne Petermann, Executive Director of Global Justice Ecology Project was in Durban South Africa from September 5-12 for the Civil Society Alternative events organized in parallel with the XIV World Forestry Congress. Petermann attended the XIII WFC in Buenos… Read More