Struggle Against Monoculture Tree Plantations

21SeptemberWRMOn occasion of September 21st, International day of Struggle against Tree Plantations, women from several countries from West and Central Africa have taken the initiative to release simultaneously the petition we enclose below.

The petition is an urgent request from women in Africa to stop the suffering and the violent impacts the expansion of industrial oil palm plantations is creating on womens´ lives, that affect women in and outside the African continent: Violence, sexual abuses, rape, harassment, persecution, destruction of their means of livelihoods. – Click title to read more.

Genetically Engineered Trees Condemned in Myrtle Beach

Genetically Engineered Trees Condemned in Myrtle Beach

genetically engineered trees, tree plantations, monoculture, biodiversity, natural forests

ArborGen Loblolly pine plantation, South Carolina. Photo Credit: BJ McManama

North Myrtle Beach, SC– GE trees will threaten forests and communities throughout the U.S. Southeast–known by activists as “ground zero” for the development of GE trees.