KPFK Special One-Hour Show on Forest & Climate Crisis and Upcoming Convergence

This one-hour special aired Wednesday 25 September on the nationally syndicated Sojourner Truth show on Pacifica’s flagship KPFK station in Los Angeles.  The show featured GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann, Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters Director Karen Pickett… Read More

GJEP’s Orin Langelle Photo Exhibit at Upcoming Forest & Climate Convergence (Watch video)

Judi Bari, Center, Walks with Support of Two Friends (1994) (read full caption at bottom of post) Press Release For Immediate Release September 17, 2019 Contact: Steve Taylor +1.314.210.1322 steve@globaljusticeecology.org Photographer Orin Langelle announced that his work will… Read More

Interview with Exec Dir. Anne Petermann on Climate Change, Deforestation and the Need to Rise Up

This interview took place earlier this month with Eleanor Goldfield for her Act Out program on Free Speech TV.  The program went live today. We discussed the global links between deforestation, climate change and capitalism and the need… Read More

IUFRO Tree Biotech Conference Ends in Disarray while Effort to Stop GE Trees Grows

CORRECTION: Due to the US Fourth of July holiday, the detailed analysis of the IUFRO Tree Biotechnology Conference will not be published until the week of July 8, 2019. Traducción al Español Tradução para o Português MEDIA ADVISORY… Read More

Global Campaign Highlights Worldwide Rejection of Genetically Engineered Trees ahead of Int’l Tree Biotech Conf. in North Carolina

    Traducción al Español Tradução para o Português For Immediate Release, 20 June 2019 Global Campaign Highlights Worldwide Rejection of GE Trees ahead of IUFRO 2019 Tree Biotechnology Conference in North Carolina The social and ecological dangers… Read More

Counterpunch Runs Article on GE American Chestnut as Trojan Horse

The GE American Chestnut: Restoration of a Beloved Species or Trojan Horse for Tree Biotechnology? Counterpunch, 14 June 2019 by RACHEL SMOLKER – ANNE PETERMANN About a century ago the American chestnut tree was attacked by the introduced… Read More

NEW: Risks of GE American Chestnut in Independent Science News

The GE American Chestnut – Restoration of a Beloved Species or Trojan Horse for Tree Biotechnology? Independent Science News, 11 June 2019: by Rachel Smolker, Ph.D. (Biofuelwatch) and Anne Petermann (Global Justice Ecology Project) About a century ago… Read More

Call to Action for North American Forest & Climate Movement!

We must radically transform economic and political systems 29 May 2019- The Indigenous Environmental Network, Global Justice Ecology Project and Shawnee Forest Defense! today announced The Resurgence: 2019 North American Forest & Climate Movement Convergence, to bring together… Read More

MEDIA ALERT- May 14 Telepress Conf; Who is behind push for GE chestnut trees & why it matters

MEDIA ALERT – 13 May 2019 CONTACT: +1.314.210.1322; steve@globaljusticeecology.org WEBINAR DETAILS FOR TUESDAY, May 14th TELEPRESS CONFERENCE “Who is Behind the Effort to Legalize Genetically Engineered American Chestnut Trees and Why it Matters” To access the webinar, you… Read More

GE American chestnut: Potential Impacts on Indigenous Peoples

Note: The assertion that the American chestnut could be restored using GE technologies is not at all certain. Tests have only been run for 12 or so years, while AC trees can live for over 200 years. How… Read More