American Chestnut Foundation Withdraws Support for Defective GE Chestnut Tree

The American Chestnut Foundation has decided to withdraw its support for an experimental GE chestnut tree which has demonstrated growth and fertility problems and failure to resist blight. […]

Growing Threat of GE Trees to Forest Ecosystems and Communities

The release of GE trees would pose serious threats to forests and other ecosystems, as well as to many local communities and Indigenous peoples. […]

GE Trees a False and Harmful Solution to Climate Change

Genetically engineered trees are not a climate solution. They are a dangerous distraction, and a threat to forests and communities that will worsen the climate crisis rather than fix it. […]

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

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has a study under way to consider the “potential for biotechnology to address forest health. […]

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. […]