Statement: Near Unanimous Public Rejection of GE Trees in US

USDA Receives Near Unanimous Public Rejection of Genetically Engineered Trees  Statement from Biofuelwatch, Global Justice Ecology Project and Indigenous Environmental Network 19 July 2017 New York (US)–New Zealand-owned tree biotechnology company ArborGen [1] faces near unanimous opposition to… Read More

Quarter of a Million People Say ‘NO’ to First-Ever GE Forest Tree Proposed for US

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 6, 2017   Contact: Center for Food Safety: pr@centerforfoodsafety.org, +1.202.547.9359 Tess Ipolito, Global Justice Ecology Project and Campaign to STOP GE Trees tess@globaljusticeecology.org +1.716.867.4080   Overwhelming Opposition to USDA Proposal to Legalize Genetically Engineered… Read More

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

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

ACTION ALERT: Call for the release of imprisoned Mongolian human rights defender Beejin Khastumur

PLEASE TAKE ACTION NOW! Sign on to this letter calling on the Mongolian authorities to release imprisoned environmental and human rights defender Beejin Khastumur. Beejin Khastumur is the founder of Mongolian non-profit organisation Delhiin Mongol Nogoon Negdel (DMNN), an… Read More

Release: New Exhibit Tackles Links Between Climate Crisis and Racism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Photos Below: High resolution images available upon request Climate Change, System Change, Personal Change New Show Opens at Allentown’s ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery on First Friday, March 4th Buffalo, NY (February 25, 2016)—A new art and photographic show opening… Read More