What is the Indigenous Environmental Network?
The Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) was born in 1990 in North America of hope,... Read More
Subject: The proposal of the California government to include REDD+ offset credits from the state of Acre, Brazil, and from other states... Read More
In an unprecedented and alarming move, the United States Department of Agriculture has given GE tree company ArborGen permission to pursue... Read More
GE Trees: Another Form of Colonization
13 October 2014 – From the Indigenous Environmental Network and the Campaign to STOP GE... Read More
Back in 2009, the European Union agreed on a 20% renewable energy target by 2020. Most of the target is expected to be met... Read More
Globally, many people rely on wood as fuel for cooking and heating, but increasingly, commercial and industrial interests are also... Read More
A genetically engineered (GE) tree is a tree whose DNA has been modified using genetic engineering techniques. In most cases the... Read More
For Immediate Release, 20 August 2014
New York – Two unprecedented applications are pending that, if approved, would allow the... Read More
The US Department of Agriculture Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced that it is voluntarily preparing an Environmental... Read More
Social organizations try to prevent a Chiapas-California REDD agreement from going forward. They denounce the potential for increased emissions in California on the one hand and landgrabs in Chiapas on the other. Read More
The forestry industry’s endless pursuit of bigger profits has led to the growing homogenization of trees cultivated for timber, pulp and... Read More
The letter has received more than 11,000 endorsements, from both organizations and individuals, from 33 countries.
To Whom It May Concern,... Read More
“Eucalyptus is the perfect neoliberal tree. It grows quickly, turns a quick profit in the global market and destroys the... Read More
A Position Paper on the Potential Environmental and Economic Impacts of the Cellulosic Ethanol Industry in the Southern United States.
By... Read More
WRM information sheets on GE tree research
First posted: 1 August 2008
Updated: 30 October 2008 (including information provided by the... Read More
Only available in Spanish –
Por Raúl ZibechiDesde que el proyecto del ALCA fracasó en la Cumbre de Mar del Plata, en noviembre... Read More