Groups and Scientists Call for Halt to Releases of Genetically Engineered Trees

For Immediate Release 15 May 2008 Groups and Scientists Call for Halt to Releases of Genetically Engineered Trees Bonn, Germany — Organizations and scientists [1] from around the world spoke today about their opposition to genetically engineered trees… Read More

Civil Society at the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity: Ten Urgent Matters for life and livelihoods on earth

For immediate release – 13 May 2008 – Civil Society at the United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity: Ten Urgent Matters for life and livelihoods on earth May 12 – 30, 2008, Bonn, Germany The Convention on Biological… Read More

UK Protests call for Biofuel Targets to be Scrapped

For immediate release 16 April 2008 Joint press release by Biofuelwatch and Global Forest Coalition UK Protests call for Biofuel Targets to be Scrapped  London – There were demonstrations in London yesterday and groups across the UK also… Read More

GLOBAL WARMING WILL RELEASE THE BLOB!

For Immediate Release July 25, 2007 GLOBAL WARMING WILL RELEASE THE BLOB! ARCTIC CIRCLE–There is a terrible new threat being posed by Global Warming. This time it comes in the form of a monster from outer space known… Read More

Government Experts at UN Body Expresses Strong Concern About Biofuel Impacts on Biodiversity

For Immediate Release 6 July 2007 Government Experts at UN Body Expresses Strong Concern About Biofuel Impacts on Biodiversity Paris, France–An overwhelming majority of governments, including Norway, Sweden, Germany and Indonesia expressed serious concerns about the risks of… Read More

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

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