Release of GE American Chestnut Trees into Wild Forests Raises Serious Risks

The risks of introducing the GE American chestnut into forests are numerous and difficult to assess, and regulatory agencies are ill-equipped to evaluate a GE forest tree intended for deliberate spread through wild forests. […]

GE Trees Will Aggravate, Not Solve, Forest Health Problems

This article discusses attempts to promote forest health in the US with genetically engineered trees, warning of the potentially irreversible impacts on forest ecosystems and the communities they support. […]

GE Trees: A Looming Threat Over Native Forests

This article updates on GE trees developments worldwide and warns of the risk of GE trees, including GMO contamination spreading from GE trees into native forests, which would be irreversible. […]

Concerns Raised as U.S. Considers Approving Genetically Engineered Forests

The Center for Food Safety flags the need for caution as the U.S. Department of Agriculture considers approving the unrestricted planting of the country’s first genetically engineered forest tree. […]

Urged to Reject Genetically Engineered Trees

Consumer advocates and environmentalists highlight concerns over the US government’s pending approval of a genetically modified eucalyptus tree. […]

GJEP Releases New Report: Analysis of the State of GE Trees and Advanced Bioenergy

This report examines the current status of GE trees and their potential use as a bioenergy feedstock. […]

GM Grass Too Risky and Not Necessary

Economic benefits generated by the use of GM grasses could be gained with using a less controversial non-GM technique. […]

GE Trees: Why Biocontainment Won’t Work

Scientific evidence suggests that biocontainment will not work to prevent the genes from GE trees from escaping. […]

Transgenic Trees

A briefing highlighting the issues surrounding transgenic trees. […]

GE Trees Threaten Ecosystem Collapse

GE trees are gaining popularity in many countries for purposes such as to address deforestation or for biofuel. But some scientists and environmentalist have serious ecological and safety concerns. […]