Global Justice Ecology Project, Stop GE Trees in the Media

Recent news and media coverage for Global Justice Ecology Project and the Campaign to STOP GE Trees.

Press:

Pacific Standard: The Most Controversial Tree In the World (June 25, 2019)

Counterpunch: The GE American Chestnut: Restoration of a Beloved Species or Trojan Horse for Tree Biotechnology? (June 14, 2019)

The Ecologist: Tree Biotech and the American Chestnut (June 13, 2019)

Earth Island JournalGE American Chestnut–Restoration of a Beloved Species or Trojan Horse for Biotechnology?  (June 12, 2019)

Course Correction: GE American Chestnut — Restoration of a Beloved Species or Trojan Horse for Tree Biotechnology? (June 12. 2019)

Independent Science NewsGE American Chestnut–Restoration of a Beloved Species or Trojan Horse for Biotechnology? (June 12, 2019)

Counterpunch:

Wall Street Journal: Let’s Farm Chestnuts Again (9 May 2019)

Organic Insider: How the Ag-Biotech Industry is Attempting to Manipulate Public Opinion with Unproven Genetically-Engineered Chestnut Trees (8 May 2019)

New Food Economy: Researchers can restore the American chestnut with genetic engineering. But at what cost?  (April 29, 2019)

The Southern: Photographer unveils photographs of pivotal Shawnee Forest protests (March 13, 2019)

SP Global: Virginia governor advised to freeze permits for Atlantic Coast, Mountain Valley gas pipelines (Aug. 20, 2018)

Blue Virginia: Gov. Northam Dismisses Letter from His Environmental Justice Advisory Council Calling to Stay Pipeline Permits (Aug. 17, 2018)

The Hill Op-Ed: The Forests are in Crisis But Biotechnology is Not the Solution (March 28, 2018)

Washington Post: Environmentalists are urging the USDA to reject this genetically engineered eucalyptus tree (August 8, 2017)

RT.com250,000 Americans, 500 groups reject genetically-modified eucalyptus trees (July 6, 2017)

The Hill: Groups urge USDA not to approve genetically engineered eucalyptus trees (July 6, 2017)

Common DreamsOverwhelming Opposition to USDA Proposal to Legalize Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees

Common DreamsUSDA Receives Near Unanimous Public Rejection of Genetically Engineered Trees

Politico: Morning Agriculture: A daily briefing on agriculture and food policy (Aug. 9, 2017)

ModernFarmer.comSummer Food Policy Round-Up: Questlove, Sonny Perdue, GMO Moths, and More

ConsumerAffairs.comForest industry wants to blanket the south with invasive, flammable tree species

NaturalHealth365USDA ignores risk to blanket the south with genetically engineered flammable tree species

BendBulletin.comEnvironmentalists are urging the USDA to reject a genetically engineered eucalyptus tree

ModernFarmer.comSummer Food Policy Round-Up: Questlove, Sonny Perdue, GMO Moths, and MoreConsumerAffairs.comForest industry wants to blanket the south with invasive, flammable tree species

NaturalHealth365USDA ignores risk to blanket the south with genetically engineered flammable tree species

BendBulletin.comEnvironmentalists are urging the USDA to reject a genetically engineered eucalyptus tree

Center For Food Safety: Overwhelming Opposition to USDA Proposal to Legalize Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees

YubaNet.com: Overwhelming Opposition to USDA Proposal to Legalize Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees

GreyAreaNews.com: Opposition to USDA Proposal to Legalize Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees

TargetedNews.com: Overwhelming Opposition to USDA Proposal to Legalize Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees

Entornointeligente.com: 250,000 Americans, 500 groups reject genetically-modified eucalyptus trees

EnvironmentGuru.com: A Quarter of a Million People Say NO to First-Ever GE Forest Tree

RINF.com: 250,000 Americans, 500 Groups Reject Genetically-Modified Eucalyptus Trees

Care2.com: Statement: Near Unanimous Public Rejection of GE Trees in US

GEFreeNZ.org: USA Public Slam NZ Biotech Company

Biofuelwatch.org.uk: US Dept. of Agriculture Receives Near Unanimous Public Rejection of GE Trees

RobinsPost.com: Consumer News: Forest industry wants to blanket the south with invasive, flammable tree species

Voxy.co.nz: USA public slam NZ biotech company’s GE trees

Newsline: 250,000 Americans, 500 groups reject genetically-modified eucalyptus trees

New Zealand: Minister’s Plan Threatens Economic Sabotage (March 10, 2017)

– GE Free NZ Release (GE Trees Steering Committee)

Niagara Sierra Club: Why We Must Say NO to GMO Chestnuts (Feb. 2017) – Article by Anne Petermann

VTDigger.org: Global Justice Ecology Project and Bill McKibben to Co-Present Activist Award to Climate Justice Activists (Jan. 17, 2017)

 

 

See our full list of press releases here. 

Radio:

KPFA Terra Verde Show: Community Radio and Forest Defense (May 24, 2019) GJEP’s Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle are joined by GJEP Board member Karen Pickett to discuss the upcoming North American Forest and Climate Movement Convergence

NPR’s  On Point: How GMOs Might Save The American Chestnut Tree (April 29, 2019)

WDBX Radio: Orin Langelle Interview on Photojournalism and Activism (March 14, 2019)

EAR TO THE PAVEMENT PODCAST: GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann interviewed about false climate solutions

WORT-FM Madison, WI: Genetically Engineered Trees Opposed: Interview with Anne Petermann on GE Eucalyptus petition drive. (Aug. 30, 2017)

KWMR FM – Vermont: ‘Post Carbon Radio’ (Jan. 10, 2017) Anne Petermann, Orin Langelle interview about genetically engineered trees.

WORT-FM Madison, WI: Is Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Coming To The U.S.? (June 29, 2017)

WERU-FM – Bangor: RadioActive show with Meredith Francesco (Nov. 22, 2016) Anne Petermann as guest on climate solutions, GE trees.

Television

CC-TV 17 Vermont: Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle presented the Ed Everts Activist Award Ceremony to Rising Tide Vermont (Jan. 19, 2017)

KPFK FM – Los Angeles

SOJOURNER TRUTH SHOW “Earth Minute with Anne Petermann”

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KPFK FM – Los Angeles

SOJOURNER TRUTH SHOW “Earth Watch interview segment with guests provided by GJEP”

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