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

WORLD BANK HANDS OFF FORESTS

For Immediate Release December 10, 2007 Friends of the Earth International World Rainforest Movement Global Forest Coalition GJEP is the North American Focal Point of the Global Forest Coalition – WORLD BANK HANDS OFF FORESTS BALI (INDONESIA), Dec…. Read More

Indigenous Peoples Protest UNFCCC

For Immediate Release 7 December 2007 Indigenous Peoples Protest UNFCCC – Indigenous Peoples shut out of Climate Change Negotiations Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia – Indigenous peoples representing regions from around the world protested outside the climate negotiations today… Read More

Forest Stewardship Council at a crossroad: Veracel timber certification would be yet another disaster for FSC

For Immediate Release – September 17, 2007 Forest Stewardship Council at a crossroad: Veracel timber certification would be yet another disaster for FSC The wood-pulp producing company Veracel has applied for FSC certification of its tree plantations in… Read More

Biotech Industry Designs Nightmare Biofuels: Vancouver conference to promote genetically engineered trees for fuel

For immediate release September 10, 2008 Biotech Industry Designs Nightmare Biofuels Vancouver conference to promote genetically engineered trees for fuel Vancouver, BC, Canada – Today in Vancouver, major biotech corporations are meeting at the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)… Read More

An Ill-fated Day for the Environment: False Solutions to Food Crisis

For immediate release – World Environment Day, 5 June 2008 – An Ill-fated Day for the Environment: False Solutions to Food Crisis will Escalate Starvation, Accelerate Climate Change and Devastate Biodiversity Rome, Italy — The Global Forest Coalition,… Read More

International Biochar Conference Uses False Claims to Promote Dangerous Technology in the name of Climate Change Mitigation

Joint Press Release by Global Forest Coalition, Biofuelwatch (UK) and Global Justice Ecology Project Campaigners today warn that an international conference on biochar, which will be held in Newcastle, UK from 8 to 10 September, will be misleading… Read More