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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

Interview: Orin Langelle on The End of the Game – The Last Word from Paradise, Revisited

The following GreenWatch: Interview with Orin Langelle was published 15 December 2015 by The Public in Buffalo, NY, prior the closing reception of The End of the Game – The Last Word from Paradise, Revisited & Solstice Party… Read More

GE Chestnuts: Ho Ho NO! The Nightmare Before Christmas – Future

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 15 December 2015    New York (15 December 2015)– In the midst of the holiday season, while thoughts turn to roasting chestnuts, a handful of scientists are working to genetically engineer the iconic American chestnut tree… Read More

Local Buffalo Organization Active in Paris Climate Organizing

Buffalo, NY (2 December 2015) – Buffalo based Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) is involved with the UN Climate talks in Paris through several different initiatives. GJEP’s Buffalo-based media team is working with counterparts on the ground in… Read More

First Friday Reception 11/6 celebrates first year of GJEP’s ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery

Orin Langelle’s Photo Exhibit featuring Peter Beard, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Andy Warhol, Truman Capote and others, warns of the dangerous effects of western “conservation” models which decimated elephant populations in Kenya and which are now being proposed for… 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

“GE Trees Fall” Launches today with Action Camp in North Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Groups Organize GE Trees Fall Genetically Engineered Trees Action Camp and Organizing Tour Target Key Regions Threatened by GE Trees in the US Asheville, NC (24 September 2015)–As part of “GE Trees Fall,” activists from… Read More

Alert: Emergency Global Day of Action Planned on Four Continents to Stop Genetically Engineered Trees

MEDIA ALERT 2 March 2015 Emergency Global Day of Action Planned on Four Continents to Stop Genetically Engineered Trees Protests Tuesday To Demand Brazil Reject GMO Trees at Upcoming Biosafety Meeting New York – Protests at Brazilian Embassies and Consulates in… Read More

New Mint Press article covers criticisms about US GE loblolly pine approval

16 February 2015 – Christine Graef of Mint Press published an article Monday titled “USDA Moving Toward Less Oversight, Regulation Regarding New GE Trees.” The article explains how “without regulatory oversight or public consultation, the USDA [has allowed] for the… Read More