The Ecologist on Risks of GE American Chestnuts

This article was the Editor’s pick in The Ecologist. Tree biotech and the American chestnut The American chestnut is being used as a PR tool for winning over public opinion on the use of biotechnology as a ‘tool… Read More

GJEP & Biofuelwatch Published in Earth Island Journal on Risks of GE Chestnuts

GE American Chestnut — Restoration of a Beloved Species or Trojan Horse for Tree Biotechnology? Biotech industry hopes that getting genetically engineered chestnut approved for conservation planting will soften public opposition to transgenic trees.   Earth Island Journal,… Read More

Call to Action for North American Forest & Climate Movement!

We must radically transform economic and political systems 29 May 2019- The Indigenous Environmental Network, Global Justice Ecology Project and Shawnee Forest Defense! today announced The Resurgence: 2019 North American Forest & Climate Movement Convergence, to bring together… Read More

Activist Working to Stop Eucalyptus Plantations in Brazil Tortured and Murdered

Environmental and human rights activist, Rosane Santiago Silveira tortured and murdered in Brazil Source: Rede Brasil Atual 13 February 2019 Environmental and human rights activist, Rosane Santiago Silveira was brutally tortured and murdered in the city of Nova… Read More

Release: NAS Report Casts Doubt on Government Ability to Regulate Genetically Engineered Trees

Researchers Want to Release Unproven GE American Chestnut Trees in Wild Forests January 30, 2019 For Immediate Release New York–In its report, Forest Health and Biotechnology ; Possibilities and Considerations the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine warns… Read More

SPOTLIGHT ON GJEP’S GLOBAL JUSTICE MEDIA PROGRAM

This post showcases two components of our Global Justice Media Program: Langelle Photography, which has its own website at photolangelle.org; and our partnership with the Sojourner Truth radio show on KPFK Pacifica radio Los Angeles, hosted by civil rights… Read More

Support for Livestock Sector is Subsidising Forest Destruction

GLOBAL FOREST COALITION – Aichi Target 3 of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) states that subsidies and incentives that are harmful to biodiversity must be phased out or reformed by 2020. With discussions on the elimination of… Read More

A Global Call to Action in Order to Save Forests

Photo: Orin Langelle Shawnee National Forest, IL: Earth First!ers chase away the Forest Service at the Fairview Timber Sale area in the Shawnee National Forest in southern Illinois. The area slated to be cut was rich in biodiversity, a… Read More

Fall Nights Are Warming: Find Out How Much in Your Region

Fall is a season of transition and big swings in weather; snow has already fallen in the Front Range of the Rockies, while warm and humid conditions hung over the East Coast as recently as last week.  As… Read More

Sign On Against California Carbon Offset Scheme – Deadline Oct. 29

GE trees, plants and seeds are included in the California Tropical Forest Offsets since a UNFCCC COP9 decision allows for genetically modified organisms for afforestation and reforestation. We encourage you to use the Open Letter to the Peoples of… Read More