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Árboles Genéticamente Modificados


Los árboles genéticamente modificados (también llamados GM o Transgénicos) posan una gran amenaza a la biodiversidad forestal y al acceso a recursos de los pueblos indígenas. Grandes monocultivos de tanto árboles transgénicos como no-transgénicos son extremadamente dañinos para los ecosistemas y la biodiversidad, con efectos negativos sobre la supervivencia de personas dependientes de los bosques.

GFC es un miembro activo de No GE Trees Campaign, coordinado por su punto focal norteamericano: Global Justice Ecology Project. Para más información y recursos, véase: Campaign to Stop GE Trees.


US Public Overwhelmingly Rejects Genetically Engineered Trees

Upcoming Protests Disrupt Tree Biotech Conference Plans   Asheville, NC – By a majority of almost 99.99% to .01%, the US public overwhelming rejected steps toward the legalization of genetically engineered trees during the USDA APHIS [1] public comment period that ended yesterday. The comments were in response to a petition by genetically engineered (GE) tree company ArborGen requesting permission to commercially sell their GE freeze tolerant eucalyptus trees.[2] Calls for a ban on the technology flooded the APHIS office, …

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SEED DECLARATION, INDIA, 2012

14 de May de 2013

Foreword: Seed diversity and agrobiodiversity worldwide face the growing threat of market liberalisation, including the FTA between India and the EU that will only suit agribusinesses. To safeguard seed diversity and farmers’…

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