Report: GMO Corn Consumed By Millions May Be Unsafe

This is yet another example of genetically engineered organisms having unintended and unpredictable impacts. It underscores the need to use the Precautionary Principle when dealing with all GMOs–forcing scientists and industry to PROVE these GMOs are safe BEFORE… Read More

Field Liberation Movement Gives Permit to Cut GE Tree Field Trial to Flemish Env Minister

  Climate false solutions, no thanks! Field Liberation Movement give permit to cut field trial of GMO trees to Flemish Environment Minister, Joke Schauvliege (Wetteren – 20th November 2016) At the end of the climate summit in Marrakesh,… Read More

Update on the Southeast Wildfires: ‘Worst I’ve Ever Seen’

‘The Worst I’ve Ever Seen’; Fires Sweep Through Southeastern U.S. November 14, 20165:27 PM ET by REBECCA HERSHER A satellite image shows smoke from wildfires burning in North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia on Nov. 7. “No one can remember… Read More

Sonoma County Bans GMO Crops

A little good news out of the election mess: The Center for Food Safety celebrated a huge victory in Sonoma County, California, on Wednesday when voters approved a measure that will prohibit genetically engineered crops from being planted in the county. The… Read More

US Southeast: Droughts + Pipelines + GE Trees = Firestorms

Across the US Southeast, wild forests are burning.  A devastating drought across the region has left the forests in the region vulnerable to fire.  Under normal conditions, the region’s forests have been compared to rain forests because they are… Read More

National Meeting Makes Plans to Stop Genetically Engineered Trees

For Immediate Release – 21 October 2016 Genetically Engineered Trees Condemned in Region known as “Ground Zero” for Their Development North Myrtle Beach, SC– In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, which made landfall only days before, strategies to stop… Read More

GE Tree Company ArborGen Promotes Unfair Labor Practices

Note: In an email dated 15 September 2016, Andrew Baum, President and CEO of ArborGen, urged people to contact their representatives to renew the H-2B Guestworker program’s “Returning Worker Exemption” which he called “a vital piece of legislation that… Read More

30 Environmental Leaders say ‘No!’ to Gene Drives in Conservation

  Genetic “Extinction” Technology Rejected by International Group of Scientists, Conservationists and Environmental Advocates via www.synbiowatch.org OAHU, HAWAI’I — As thousands of government representatives and conservationists convene in Oahu this week for the 2016 World Conservation Congress, international conservation and environmental… Read More

GE Tree Field Trials Using CRIPSR Approved in Sweden

Will we soon have genetically engineered forests? Via Testbiotech: In China, the US and Sweden, new methods of genetic engineering such as CRISPR are being used on forest trees. The first field trials are planned to take place… Read More

Glyphosate Causes Changes to DNA Function Resulting in Chronic Disease, According to Study

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