NEW: Risks of GE American Chestnut in Independent Science News

The GE American Chestnut – Restoration of a Beloved Species or Trojan Horse for Tree Biotechnology? Independent Science News, 11 June 2019: by Rachel Smolker, Ph.D. (Biofuelwatch) and Anne Petermann (Global Justice Ecology Project) About a century ago… 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

GE American chestnut: Potential Impacts on Indigenous Peoples

Note: The assertion that the American chestnut could be restored using GE technologies is not at all certain. Tests have only been run for 12 or so years, while AC trees can live for over 200 years. How… Read More

Press Release: Major New White Paper on GE American Chestnut Released Today

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 24, 2019 White Paper on Genetically Engineered American Chestnut Trees Released Report details risks and corporate influence involved in plan to use iconic American Chestnut tree as Trojan Horse to win regulatory approval for… Read More

EARTH MINUTE: Worldwide Protests Against Murder of More Than 313 Columbian Human Rights Defenders

This week’s Earth Minute segment from GJEP executive director Anne Petermann centers worldwide protests that took place last week in response to the murders of more than 313 Columbian human rights defenders. The Earth Minute segment airs weekly… Read More

LISTEN: Climate Change’s Role in Iran Protests

Global Justice Ecology Project Executive Director Anne Petermann talked about how climate change has impacted the country of Iran as temperatures rise to record levels during the latest Earth Minute segment on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show on… Read More

Washington Post: 250,000 Tell USDA to Reject Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus Trees

While the public anxiously awaits the USDA’s final decision regarding the approval of the commercial release of ArborGen’s highly controversial GE eucalyptus trees, even the high profile GE tree professor Steve Strauss has his doubts. In an article… Read More