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Genetically Engineered Trees

Genetically engineered (also called GM or Transgenic) trees pose a major threat to forest biodiversity and to forest peoples’ access to resources. Large monocultures of both GE and non-GE trees are extremely harmful to both ecosystems and biodiversity with negative effects on the survival of forest dependent peoples.

GFC is an active member of the No GE Trees Campaign coordinated by its North American focal point Global Justice Ecology Project. For more information and resources, please check the Campaign to Stop GE Trees.