Monsanto’s glyphosate now most heavily used weed-killer in history, study says

Monsanto’s glyphosate is now most heavily used weed-killer in history, according to a new study. A paper published Feb. 2, 2016 in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Sciences Europe reports that 18.9 billion pounds (8.6 billion kilograms) of glyphosate have… Read More

Host “Synthetic Forests” Film This March!

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2015 was a busy year in our fight against the commercial release of genetically engineered (GE) Trees. From coordinating resistance on six continents against the commercial release of GE Trees in Brazil, presenting in venues across the Pacific Northwest, training activists in… Read More

Ministry Ignores Thousands of Public Submissions on Genetically Engineered Trees

 This release from late 2015 comes from GE Free NZ and Rage Inc. The release illustrates how widespread the threat of genetically engineered trees has become around the world. An update by the Ministry of Primary Industries evaluation of… Read More

Study: plantation expansion worse for forests than logging

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GE tree company ArborGen’s motto is “more wood less land”.  They insist that their faster growing GE and other trees will take the pressure off of forests by increasing the harvest per acre of land. This study puts… Read More

EU considers excluding gene-edited plants and animals from GM regulations

Campaign to STOP GE Trees Board Member and Scientific Advisor Dr. Ricarda Steinbrecher recently published an article titled, “GM 2.0? ‘Gene-editing’ produces GMOs that must be regulated as GMOs” in tandem with Janet Cotter for TheEcologist.org. The article… Read More

GJEP is Hiring! Operations and Support Assistant Needed

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GJEP Operations and Support Assistant Global Justice Ecology Project, a Buffalo-based non-profit organization with a social and ecological justice mission, is seeking a part-time Operations and Support Assistant. GJEP also manages the ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery, an art gallery… Read More

Thank you for helping us have a successful fundraising season!

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Through the generous support of our donors, we raised over $18,000 this holiday season. If you are one of the folks that has helped us get there thank you so much!  If you have not yet supported GJEP you may… Read More

Remembering “Mighty” Joe Cummins, Educator and Environmentalist

Global Justice Ecology Project remembers Joe Cummins, who passed away on Jan. 8. Cummins, a genetics professor at Western University, was an ally in the battle against genetically engineered trees.  He was 82. LFPress.com reports: In his many… Read More

ArborGen investor’s stock tumbles after GE tree firm fined $81M

It’s more bad news for Arborgen now that investors in the genetically engineered tree company are facing plummeting stocks along with $81 M in fines after a court found the biotech firm had used trickery and deceit to defraud workers out of lucrative… Read More

GE Tree Company ArborGen Found Guilty of Defrauding Workers, Fined $53.5M

New York (8 January 2015) – Biotech firm ArborGen, a leader in the research and development of genetically engineered trees (GE trees), has been fined $53.5 million in compensation and punitive damages after a court ruled that it acted to use… Read More