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Update on March 25, 2013

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We still need your support to help us defeat timber
industry plans to develop vast plantations of genetically engineered eucalyptus
trees across the US South.  Check out the video at the top of this post that we produced in
2010.  It is a 5 minute overview of the problem of GE trees and industrial
timber plantations in the US South.

Campaign closed

During the last week of May, Global Justice Ecology Project, the Campaign to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees, Earth First!, Dogwood Alliance and other environmental organizations staged the largest, most successful protests ever against the genetically engineered tree industry, in Asheville, NC.   However, several activists were arrested during the week for taking bold, dignified action, and…

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Dear Friends, We're coming down to the wire--less than 2 weeks until we confront the genetically engineered (GE) tree industry at their international conference in Asheville, NC later this month. We're sending down our whole team and working with some great activists from around the Southeast. With your support, these will be the biggest ever protests against the genetic engineering of trees! …

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Genetically engineered trees (GE trees) pose an unprecedented threat to US forests. GE tree company ArborGen has a request pending with the USDA to legalize the sale of millions of GE eucalyptus trees. These trees would be sold for pulp and biofuel plantations across Texas, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and South Carolina. Eucalyptus trees have fueled deadly, catastrophic…

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