GJEP/ STOP GE Trees Campaign Interventions at UN Biodiversity Convention

The following five interventions were made by Co-Director Anne Petermann to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity’s Ninth Conference of the Parties in support of a global ban on GE trees. The final intervention was never read since… Read More

Activists Symbolically Cut Frankentrees to Save Forests and Demand Ban on GE Trees

For more photos from the action, go to http://www.globaljusticeecology.org/gallery.php?catID Bonn, Germany–Activists today stepped up their campaign for a ban on genetically engineered trees when they symbolically cut Genetically Engineered frankentrees that attempted to invade a tree planting ceremony… Read More

Women Tell Forest Industry: Plantations are Not Forests!

Rheinsches Landesmuseum, Bonn, Germany On Friday evening, 23 May 2008, women from the Orange Bloc surprised the ‘German Forestry Council Forest and Wood For a Future With Life of Quality Get Together’ at their side event in the… Read More

Open Letter to UN CBD Scientific Body To Ban GE Trees

(Urgent from Global Justice Ecology Project and World Rainforest Movement of the Stop Genetically Engineered Trees Campaign) If your organization can sign on to this letter please email Ana Filippini at World Rainforest Movement by February 13. Open… Read More

Groups and Scientists Call for Halt to Releases of Genetically Engineered Trees

Bonn, Germany–Organizations and scientists [1] from around the world spoke today about their opposition to genetically engineered trees which will be negotiated at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity’s Ninth Conference of the Parties (CBD COP-9) beginning next… Read More

Organizations From Around the World Attend UN Convention on Biological Diversity In Bonn to Demand Protection for Ecosystems, Wildlife, Forests and…

Organizations From Around the World Attend UN Convention on Biological Diversity in Bonn to Demand Protection for Ecosystems, Wildlife, Forests and Indigenous Rights Compiled by Anne Petermann, Global Justice Ecology Project and Global Forest Coalition. Organizations around the… Read More

Losing The Forests For the Trees: Tree Monocultures and Biofuels

Fueling the Debate: Agrofuels, Biodiversity, and Our Energy Future (#9) Losing the Forest for the Trees: Tree Monocultures and the Biofuel Boom Carmelo Ruiz Marrero | May 1, 2008 Americas Program, Center for International Policy (CIP) http://americas.irc-online.org/ Using… Read More

Here’s a Bad Idea: Gas From Trees

By Josh Schlossberg, The Eugene Register-Guard Published: April 27, 2008 Industry lapdog. Dishonest shill. Shameless profiteer. These are some of the names I’ve heard people call Martin Jack Desmond after his April 20 guest viewpoint pushing cellulosic ethanol… Read More

Press Release: USDA Decision on GE Poplars

ISIS Press Release 07/03/08 USDA FONSI for Transgenic Poplars Absurd & Dangerous Prof. Joe Cummins and Dr. Mae-Wan Ho of the Insititute for Science in Society (ISIS) expose cavalier risk assessment that ignores existing evidence and takes absence… Read More

Groups Issue International Joint Commentary on GE Trees

Groups from all over the world joined together at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity’s SBSTTA meeting in Rome, Italy in February to demand that the CBD issue a moratorium on the release of genetically engineered trees into… Read More