Outcomes of the World Forestry Congress: The Same Old Industry S*%t

17 September 2015–by Anne Petermann, Executive Director, Global Justice Ecology Project & Coordinator of the Campaign to STOP GE Trees I am finally getting the chance to send out my analysis of the documents that came out of the… Read More

Declaration against REDD to be presented at World Forestry Congress

We, local communities, peasants movements, Indigenous Peoples and civil society organizations from Africa and all over the world, call upon the United Nations, the World Forestry Congress, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the World Bank and states… Read More

NZ government receives 16K submissions against genetically engineered trees

  New Zealand’s Ministry of Primary Industries has received over 16,550 submissions and petitions on the National Environment Standards for Plantation Forestry (NES-PF).  All 16,000 submissions recommended the deletion of the clauses, inserted at the 11 hour, on genetically… Read More

Asunción Declaration: A Resounding Global NO to GE Trees

Asunción Declaration Rejects all Genetically Engineered Trees A Resounding NO to GE Trees Declaración de Asunción Rechazo a todos los Árboles Genéticamente: Un NO Rotundo a los Árboles GM (PDF) Declaração de Asunción rejeita todas as árvores geneticamente… Read More

GJEP-GFC REDD video chosen for International Indigenous Film Showcase of Venezuela

Buffalo, New York (US) – The film A Darker Shade of Green: REDD Alert and the Future of Forests, produced by Global Justice Ecology Project and Global Forest Coalition, has been chosen to take part of the official selection of the 2nd International… Read More

Press Release: Organizations Renew Demand to UN for Global Ban on GM Trees

World Rainforest Movement, Global Justice Ecology Project, Global Forest Coalition, Biofuelwatch, Campaign to Stop GE Trees Joint Press Release 2 October 2012 Organizations Renew Demand to UN for Global Ban on GM Trees Amsterdam, Netherlands / Montevideo, Uruguay… Read More

From Rio+20–GMO Trees and the Green Economy: Green Deserts for All?

For Immediate Release 19 June, 2012 From Global Justice Ecology Project, STOP GE Trees Campaign, World Rainforest Movement, Global Forest Coalition, Carbon Trade Watch GMO Trees and the Green Economy: Green Deserts for All? Rio de Janeiro, Brazil–While… Read More

Z Magazine |UN Climate Conference: The Durban Disaster

Photo Caption: GJEP organized a sit-in outside of the official UN plenary in protest of what came to be known as “The Durban Disaster”–a series of decisions in Durban that delayed action on climate change until 2020.  Photo: Ben Powless, IEN…. Read More