Portugal’s Wildfires: A Result of the Timber Industry

June 22, 2017: For Immediate Release From The Campaign to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees Wildfires in Portugal have been called “the worst such disaster in recent history.” Dozens of people burnt to death in their cars while trying… Read More

Tree Biotech Conference Disrupted Amidst Week of Protest

For Immediate Release   Concepción, Chile – Yesterday, the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) 2017 Tree Biotechnology Conference was forced to cancel its field trip to the University of Concepción’s Center for Biotechnology amidst protests on campus… Read More

Tree Biotech Conference Disrupted Amidst Week of Protest

For Immediate Release 7 June 2017 Concepción, Chile – Today the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) 2017 Tree Biotechnology Conference was forced to cancel its field trip to the University of Concepción’s Center for Biotechnology amidst… Read More

RELEASE: Genetically Engineered Trees Conference Met with Protest in Chile

Genetically Engineered Trees Conference Met with Protest in Chile FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5 June 2017 **Photos available upon request.** Concepción, Chile – People from Chile representing social movements, Indigenous organizations and environmental justice groups marched to the International… Read More

Take Action: Palestinian Political Prisoners Launch Mass Hunger Strike

Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons and detention centers have launched a mass hunger strike starting 17 April 2017. The call for hunger strike came amidst resentment of Israeli’s cruel policies towards political prisoners. An estimated 1500 Palestinian… Read More

Global Gathering Takes Aim at Genetically Engineered Trees

Investigates Links Between GE Trees, Plantations and Chile’s Worst Ever Fire Season Media Advisory 22 March 2017 Santiago, Chile–Members of the Campaign to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees from around the world are gathered in Chile for two weeks… Read More

Global Justice Ecology Project and Bill McKibben to Co-Present Activist Award on Eve of Trump Inauguration

Buffalo, NY – Global Justice Ecology Project, an international non-profit organization based in Buffalo, NY, joins climate activist and author Bill McKibben to co-present a prestigious activism award in Burlington, VT on Jan. 19, the eve of the inauguration of, and… Read More

Will Donald Trump Impact Future of Genetically Engineered Trees?

After Six Years USDA, GE Tree Company ArborGen Fail to Launch GE Eucalyptus  New York (12 January 2017) – Tuesday, 17 January 2017, the eve of the new Trump Presidency, will mark six years since genetically engineered tree (GE)… Read More

National Meeting Makes Plans to Stop Genetically Engineered Trees

For Immediate Release – 21 October 2016 Genetically Engineered Trees Condemned in Region known as “Ground Zero” for Their Development North Myrtle Beach, SC– In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, which made landfall only days before, strategies to stop… Read More

ALERT: Strategy Meeting to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees Taking Place in Myrtle Beach

ALERT: Strategy Meeting to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees Taking Place in Myrtle Beach List of Experts Available for Interviews Provided Below   North Myrtle Beach –Indigenous peoples, scientists, lawyers and environmental experts will gather in North Myrtle Beach, SC over October… Read More