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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   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… 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

Judge green lights whistleblower claim against USDA by pesticide researcher

The Washington Post recently reported that a prominent scientist in the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service has just cleared the first hurdle in an ongoing whistleblower claim against the agency. According to reporter Steve Volk, Judge Patricia M. Miller rejected the… Read More

VIDEO: Forests for Life, not Business

This video forms part of the “Direct actions and Defense of the local Commons” series of the Biosphere Defense Project at the International Institute for Climate Action and Theory. It charts participants reflections and calls for change during… Read More

Could Britain Open The Doors to GE Trees in Europe?

TheGuardian.com recently published, “With 90% of the UK’s ash trees about to be wiped out, could GM be the answer?” featuring quotes from GJEP director Anne Petermann on the “unpredictable effects” genetically engineered trees could have on forest ecosystems if… Read More

Discussing the GE Trees Action Camp and Protest: Anne Petermann on AshvilleFM

GJEP’s Anne Petermann recently spoke with Bursts O’Goodness and William Goodenuff of “The Final Straw” on AshvilleFM radio. The conversation follows upon the GE Trees Action Camp and protest that took place in late September in the Carolinas. To… Read More

AL.com: Fast-growing GE eucalyptus taking root across the South

Ben H. Raines, reporter at AL.com, an online news hub for several Alabama newspapers, recently published an in depth look at Arborgen’s efforts to turn genetically engineered eucalyptus trees into a cash crop in the South. Some say eucalyptus,… Read More

Video: GJEP Activists Arrested at ArborGen World Headquarters Protesting Genetically Engineered Trees

VIDEO (Below)–Protesters arrested for highlighting concerns of a quarter of a million people who signed on to reject GE Trees, or protested GE trees on six continents in 2015 Ridgeville, SC (28 September 2015) — A plan by activists to inform Andrew Baum,… Read More

Activists Arrested at Genetic Engineering World Headquarters of ArborGen

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Attempt made to inform ArborGen of quarter of a million petition signers rejecting GE Trees Ridgeville, SC (28 September 2015) — A plan by activists to inform Andrew Baum, President and CEO of ArborGen that over 250,000 people… Read More