Brazil Groups Denounce Industrial Forestry on Opening Day of IUFRO World Congress

Caption: “Eucalyptus Plantations are not Forests” banner at MST Camp, Espirito Santo Brazil (2005) Photo: Anne Petermann Note: The following introduction was written to launch the open letter the the IUFRO World Congress attached below it (in English,… Read More

URGENT Sign On to STOP Industrial Tree Plantations & Violence in Brazil by 26 Sept

September 21st is the International Day Against Tree Plantations (Sign on by 26 September!) Sign your group onto the letter denouncing tree plantations to the IUFRO World Congress (International Union of Forest Research Organizations) World Rainforest Movement, which… Read More

GJEP Responds to Pro-GE Tree Article in Pacific Standard

A Controversial Tree? For Good Reason A Response to the article “The Most Controversial Tree in the World” by Rowan Jacobsen printed in the Pacific Standard 4 September 2019 By Anne Petermann, GJEP Executive Director “Industry is using… Read More

New GJEP Report Slams Proposals to Prolong Capitalism Using Trees & Green Profit Schemes

Trees to Solve the World’s Problems? From Genetically Engineered Trees for the Bioeconomy – to the Trillion Tree Proposal and Business for Nature Traducción al Español Tradução para o Português By Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle, Global Justice… Read More

Video: Social & Ecological Impacts of Engineering Trees to Grow More Densely

New GE Tree Concepts Would Exacerbate Impacts of Tree Plantations To find the subtitles, click the settings gear icon on the bottom right corner of the video and select “subtitles”. Desplácese hacia abajo para Español Role para baixo… Read More

IUFRO Tree Biotech Conference Ends in Disarray while Effort to Stop GE Trees Grows

CORRECTION: Due to the US Fourth of July holiday, the detailed analysis of the IUFRO Tree Biotechnology Conference will not be published until the week of July 8, 2019. Traducción al Español Tradução para o Português MEDIA ADVISORY… Read More

Earth Watch: Report from Tree Biotech Conference and Threats from GE Trees

This week’s Earth Watch on the Sojourner Truth show on KPFK Pacifica Los Angeles features Campaign to STOP GE Trees Coordinator Anne Petermann reporting from the 2019 international IUFRO Tree Biotechnology Conference in Raleigh, NC. Petermann addresses the… Read More

Earth Minute: “Editing” the Genomes of Trees for Industrial Profits with CRISPR

This week’s Earth Minute features Ruddy Turnstone of GJEP and the Campaign to STOP GE Trees reporting from the 2019 IUFRO Tree Biotechnology Conference in Raleigh, NC about the promotion of CRISPR, an extreme genetic engineering technology, to… Read More

GJEP at IUFRO: Blog Posts from the Belly of the Beast

Revealing the Strange Machinations of the Techno-Obsessed in the Forestry World GJEP is in Raleigh, NC for the 2019 Tree Biotechnology Conference of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations. We are here to monitor the proceedings and… Read More

Global Campaign Highlights Worldwide Rejection of Genetically Engineered Trees ahead of Int’l Tree Biotech Conf. in North Carolina

    Traducción al Español Tradução para o Português For Immediate Release, 20 June 2019 Global Campaign Highlights Worldwide Rejection of GE Trees ahead of IUFRO 2019 Tree Biotechnology Conference in North Carolina The social and ecological dangers… Read More