Genetically Engineered Trees
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Gene-Silencing and the 'Arctic' Apple

Genetically Engineered Trees

Margaret Mellon is a science policy consultant who specializes in food and agriculture. She contributed this article to Live Science's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.

USA, BRAZIL NEARING APPROVAL OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED TREES

Genetically Engineered Trees

SUMMARY: "The United States and Brazilian governments are moving into the final stages of weighing approval for the commercialization of genetically engineered (GE) eucalyptus trees, moves that would mark the first such permits anywhere in the world."

The United States and Brazilian governments are moving into the final stages of weighing approval for the commercialization of genetically engineered (GE) eucalyptus trees, moves that would mark the first such permits anywhere in the world.

Saving America’s Citrus: Can it be Done Without GMOs?

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Ben McLean is oddly optimistic for someone fighting, daily, to save his company. The Florida farmer and vice president of Uncle Matt’s Organic says he has seen the fruit on around a third of his citrus trees turn green, hard, and inedible.

Groups globally mobilize to stop commercial release of genetically engineered eucalyptus trees in Brazil and US

Genetically Engineered Trees

Campaign to STOP GE Trees expands to four continents

For Immediate Release
20 August 2014

New York - Two unprecedented applications are pending that, if approved, would allow the commercial sale of millions of genetically engineered (GE) eucalyptus trees for development into vast industrial GE tree plantations in the US and Brazil. The Campaign to STOP GE Trees [1] is expanding and mobilizing to stop these and all large-scale releases of GE trees into the environment.

U.S., Brazil Nearing Approval of Genetically Engineered Trees

Genetically Engineered Trees

WASHINGTON, Aug 20 2014 (IPS) - The U.S. and Brazilian governments are moving into the final stages of weighing approval for the commercialisation of genetically engineered eucalyptus trees, moves that would mark the first such permits anywhere in the world.

The Brazilian government is slated to start taking public comments on such a proposal during the first week of September. Similarly, U.S. regulators have been working on an environmental impact assessment since early last year, a highly anticipated draft of which is expected to be released any day.

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