Large Alliance of NGOs and Indigenous Peoples Calls for Ban on Genetically

For Immediate Release 4 July 2007 Large Alliance of NGOs and Indigenous Peoples Calls for Ban on Genetically Modified Trees for Biofuels Paris, France–Over 50 Indigenous Peoples Organizations and Non-Governmental Organizations involved in meetings surrounding the Convention on… Read More

Groups Ask U.S. Health and Environmental Agencies to Investigate Potential Link Between Pathogenic Fungus and Introduced Genetically Engineered Eucaly

For Immediate Release June 14, 2007 Groups Ask U.S. Health and Environmental Agencies to Investigate Potential Link Between Pathogenic Fungus and Introduced Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees Scientists and environmental groups sent a letter yesterday to federal agencies requesting… Read More

USDA Must Reject Permit for Engineered Eucalyptus Trees, Campaign Demands

For Immediate Release 5 June, 2007 USDA Must Reject Permit for Engineered Eucalyptus Trees, Campaign Demands The STOP GE Trees Campaign is demanding the USDA’s Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) reject a request by ArborGen to allow… Read More

National Effort Launched to Stop Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Plantations in US Southeast

For Immediate Release May 10, 2007 National Effort Launched to Stop Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Plantations in US Southeast As the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) wraps up its annual convention in Boston, the STOP GE Trees Campaign and member… Read More

Environmental groups condemn IPCC call for large scale biofuels as a climate disaster in the making

4th May 2007 Joint press release by Global Forest Coalition, Biofuelwatch, Global Justice Ecology Project, Grupo de Reflexion Rural (Argentina), Rettet den Regenwald e.V., Econexus, Munlochy Vigil, and Noah (Friends of the Earth Denmark), Corporate Europe Observatory, and… Read More

Activists in Vermont Arrested in Anti-War Protest

For Immediate Release March 21, 2007 Activists in Vermont Arrested in Anti-War Protest Six Vermonters with Operation Occupation including two former Marines were arrested Wednesday evening at the Vermont office of Vermont Congressman Peter Welch after Welch refused… Read More

Groups Protest World Bank, Say Forest Carbon Partnership Facility Threatens Forests and Indigenous Peoples

11 December, 2007 Groups Protest World Bank: Say Forest Carbon Partnership Facility Threatens Forests and Indigenous Peoples Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia – A very diverse group of non-governmental organizations, indigenous peoples organizations and social movements staged a protest today… Read More

WORLD BANK HANDS OFF FORESTS

For Immediate Release December 10, 2007 Friends of the Earth International World Rainforest Movement Global Forest Coalition GJEP is the North American Focal Point of the Global Forest Coalition – WORLD BANK HANDS OFF FORESTS BALI (INDONESIA), Dec…. Read More

Indigenous Peoples Protest UNFCCC

For Immediate Release 7 December 2007 Indigenous Peoples Protest UNFCCC – Indigenous Peoples shut out of Climate Change Negotiations Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia – Indigenous peoples representing regions from around the world protested outside the climate negotiations today… Read More

Forest Stewardship Council at a crossroad: Veracel timber certification would be yet another disaster for FSC

For Immediate Release – September 17, 2007 Forest Stewardship Council at a crossroad: Veracel timber certification would be yet another disaster for FSC The wood-pulp producing company Veracel has applied for FSC certification of its tree plantations in… Read More