Washington Post: 250,000 Tell USDA to Reject Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees

While the public anxiously awaits the USDA’s final decision regarding the approval of the commercial release of ArborGen’s highly controversial GE eucalyptus trees, even the high profile GE tree professor Steve Strauss has his doubts. In an article… Read More

Statement: Near Unanimous Public Rejection of GE Trees in US

USDA Receives Near Unanimous Public Rejection of Genetically Engineered Trees  Statement from Biofuelwatch, Global Justice Ecology Project and Indigenous Environmental Network 19 July 2017 New York (US)–New Zealand-owned tree biotechnology company ArborGen [1] faces near unanimous opposition to… Read More

Quarter of a Million People Say ‘NO’ to First-Ever GE Forest Tree Proposed for US

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 6, 2017   Contact: Center for Food Safety: pr@centerforfoodsafety.org, +1.202.547.9359 Tess Ipolito, Global Justice Ecology Project and Campaign to STOP GE Trees tess@globaljusticeecology.org +1.716.867.4080   Overwhelming Opposition to USDA Proposal to Legalize Genetically Engineered… Read More

Los incendios en Portugal: Un Resultado de la Industria Forestal

Youtube/GoNews 22 de junio de 2017: Para la liberación inmediata de la campaña Alto a los Árboles Transgénicos   Los incendios forestales en Portugal han sido calificados como “el peor desastre de este tipo en la historia reciente”…. Read More

Incêndios florestais em Portugal: Resultado da Indústria da Madeira

Via Youtube/GoNews   22 de junho de 2017: Para liberação imediata da campanha para deter árvores transgênicas Os incêndios florestais em Portugal vêm sendo chamados de “o pior desastres desse tipo na história recente”. Dezenas de pessoas morreram… Read More

Portugal’s Wildfires: A Result of the Timber Industry

June 22, 2017: For Immediate Release From The Campaign to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees Wildfires in Portugal have been called “the worst such disaster in recent history.” Dozens of people burnt to death in their cars while trying… Read More

Tree Biotech Conference Disrupted Amidst Week of Protest

For Immediate Release   Concepción, Chile – Yesterday, the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) 2017 Tree Biotechnology Conference was forced to cancel its field trip to the University of Concepción’s Center for Biotechnology amidst protests on campus… Read More

RELEASE: Genetically Engineered Trees Conference Met with Protest in Chile

Genetically Engineered Trees Conference Met with Protest in Chile FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5 June 2017 **Photos available upon request.** Concepción, Chile – People from Chile representing social movements, Indigenous organizations and environmental justice groups marched to the International… Read More

Global Gathering Takes Aim at Genetically Engineered Trees

Investigates Links Between GE Trees, Plantations and Chile’s Worst Ever Fire Season Media Advisory 22 March 2017 Santiago, Chile–Members of the Campaign to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees from around the world are gathered in Chile for two weeks… Read More

Global Justice Ecology Project and Bill McKibben to Co-Present Activist Award on Eve of Trump Inauguration

Buffalo, NY – Global Justice Ecology Project, an international non-profit organization based in Buffalo, NY, joins climate activist and author Bill McKibben to co-present a prestigious activism award in Burlington, VT on Jan. 19, the eve of the inauguration of, and… Read More