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

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

Biotech Tree Company ArborGen Settles with Defrauded Employees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Biotech Tree Company ArborGen Settles with Defrauded Employees  Company still hopes to develop GE eucalyptus trees for US plantations New York (31 March 2016) — After being found guilty late last year of using “trickery… 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

GE Tree Company ArborGen Found Guilty of Defrauding Workers, Fined $53.5M

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   New York (8 January 2016) – 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

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