Earth Minute Radio: Chestnut Champions Resign Over GE Trees

Earth Minute 4/17/19, Sojourner Truth show, KPFK Pacifica Radio, Los Angeles Anne Petermann discusses the choice of two Board members of the American Chestnut Foundation to resign due to the TACF support for genetically engineering the American chestnut… Read More

GE Tree Controversy in American Chestnut Foundation Leads to Resignations

Chestnut champions quit to protest genetic engineering By Elaine Thompson Worcester Telegram & Gazette 28 March 2019 SPENCER – The president and a board member of the local chapter of The American Chestnut Foundation announced they are resigning… 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

GE Chestnut Tree: ‘Trojan Horse’ Aimed at Opening Door to Risky GE Trees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  11/14/2018           Steve Taylor +1.314.210.1322  steve@globaljusticeecology.org              Genetically Engineered American Chestnut Tree Called Trojan Horse’ Aimed at Opening Door to Commercialize Risky GE Trees Opponents accuse researchers of seeking USDA approval… Read More

Statement: Near Unanimous Public Rejection of GE Trees in US

USDA Receives Near Unanimous Public Rejection of Genetically Engineered Trees  Statement from Biofuelwatch, Global Justice Ecology Project and Indigenous Environmental Network 19 July 2017 New York (US)–New Zealand-owned tree biotechnology company ArborGen [1] faces near unanimous opposition to… Read More

Analysis: EU Decision Process Hinders Use of Genetically Modified Trees

By Anne Petermann  In this confused little piece, GE tree researchers in the EU arguing for more lax regulations on GE trees also point out why more stringent requirements are needed. The article point outs, for example, that… Read More

Could Britain Open The Doors to GE Trees in Europe?

TheGuardian.com recently published, “With 90% of the UK’s ash trees about to be wiped out, could GM be the answer?” featuring quotes from GJEP director Anne Petermann on the “unpredictable effects” genetically engineered trees could have on forest ecosystems if… Read More

Video: GJEP Activists Arrested at ArborGen World Headquarters Protesting Genetically Engineered Trees

VIDEO (Below)–Protesters arrested for highlighting concerns of a quarter of a million people who signed on to reject GE Trees, or protested GE trees on six continents in 2015 Ridgeville, SC (28 September 2015) — A plan by activists to inform Andrew Baum,… Read More

GMO Inquiry 2015 investigates impacts of GMO crops and trees

GM crops wreak havoc with ecosystems and health Common Ground, June 2015 by Lucy Sharratt, Coordinator, Canadian Biotechnology Action Network & Steering Committee Member, Campaign to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees GMO Inquiry 2015 is proceeding and has now… Read More