Failed investment in Biomass calls industry into question

For Immediate Release: 1 April 2014 Bad news for biomass industry: failed investment marks a sobering conclusion to annual industry event in Florida Last week the annual International biomass industry conference was held in Orlando, Florida. Industry executives… Read More

Exhibition on Green Land Grabbing Launched

21 March 2014 On the occasion of International Forest Day, the Global Forest Coalition in collaboration with Critical Information Collective, Global Justice Ecology Project, and Langelle Photography launched an exhibition that demonstrates the impacts of so-called ‘green land… Read More

Typhoon Hiayan: Demonstrating How Global South Pays Price for Emissions Historically from North

November 8, 2013 During the last major climate conference in 2012 in Doha, Tetet Lauron, a delegate from the Philippines, spoke of the devastating effects of Typhoon Bopha that hit the Philippines during that conference, killing hundreds. She… Read More

University of Florida Threatens to Arrest anti-GMO Presenters and Bans Them from Campus

For Immediate Release 28 October 2013 Gainesville, FL (US) – The University of Florida, a leading institution researching genetically engineered (GE) trees [1], threatened to arrest activists from the Campaign to STOP GE Trees when they arrived on… Read More

Industry Conference in Crisis Amid Mass Protests Against Genetically Engineered Trees

Campaign to STOP Genetically Engineered (GE) Trees, Global Justice Ecology Project, Earth First!, Real Cooperative, Global Forest Coalition, Biofuelwatch For Immediate Release: 28 May 2013 Asheville, NC (US)- Hundreds of demonstrators marched on an international forest biotechnology industry conference… Read More

Protesters Arrested at Genetically Engineered Tree Conference

From the Campaign to STOP Genetically Engineered (GE) Trees, Global Justice Ecology Project, Earth First!, Dogwood Alliance, Biofuelwatch, Global Forest Coalition, REAL Cooperative For Immediate Release: 27 May 2013 Asheville, NC (US)-As the Tree Biotechnology 2013 conference kicked off early… Read More

Opponents of genetically engineered (GE) trees join March Against Monsanto

From the Campaign to STOP Genetically Engineered (GE) Trees, Global Justice Ecology Project, Earth First!, Dogwood Alliance, Biofuelwatch, Global Forest Coalition, REAL Cooperative For Immediate Release: 25 May 2013 Opponents of genetically engineered (GE) trees join March Against… Read More

Week of Protests Planned Against Genetically Engineered (GE) Trees at Industry Conference

From the Campaign to STOP GE Trees, Global Justice Ecology Project, Earth First!, Dogwood Alliance, Global Forest Coalition and Biofuelwatch Media Advisory: 23 May 2013 Asheville, NC- Local, national and international groups are combining forces for a series of… Read More

US Public Overwhelmingly Rejects Genetically Engineered Trees

Global Justice Ecology Project, Biofuelwatch & Campaign to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees Press Release For Immediate Release:  30 April 2013 US Public Overwhelmingly Rejects Genetically Engineered Trees Upcoming Protests Disrupt Tree Biotech Conference Plans Asheville, NC – By a… Read More

Groups Globally Oppose Plans to Burn Wood for Electricity Citing Impacts on Forests, Climate, Communities

For Immediate Release   24 April 2013 London, England – In conjunction with an action in London today outside of the Drax power plant, organizations and networks from around the world released an Open Letter expressing opposition to plans… Read More