Spread of Invasive GE Bentgrass Sign of Things to Come for GE Trees?

Scott’s creeping bentgrass is genetically engineered to withstand applications of Monsanto’s Roundup. GE bentgrass escaped from test trials in Oregon in 2003 and are still uncontained after years of eradication efforts. The USDA is considering deregulating creeping bentgrass, which… 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

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