Publications relating to GE trees

Some of our publications are (more) technical, also providing a thorough review of the scientific literature to a specific topic coupled with original analysis.

All publications are either completely online or can be downloaded as pdf.

Title Yearsort ascending Type PDF download Related Topics
Genetically Engineered Trees & Risk Assessment

An overview of risk assessment and risk management issues

by Ricarda A. Steinbrecher and Antje Lorch

Apr 2008 Report
30 pages
PDF icon GE-Tree_FGS_2008.pdf
Potential Ecological and Social Impacts of Genetically Engineered Trees

Commentary on the official background paper by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) entitled “The Potential Environmental, Cultural and Socio-Economic Impacts of Genetically Modified Trees” (UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/13/INF/6)

Co-published by 10 organisations: Canadian Biotechnology Action Network, EcoNexus, Ecoropa, Friends of Siberian Forest, Global Forest Coalition, Global Justice Ecology Project, PIPEC (Pacific Indigenous Peoples Environment Coalition), Stop GE Tree Campaign, Timberwatch Coalition, World Rainforest Movement.

Feb 2008 Technical Briefing
7 pages
PDF icon CBD_SBSSTA13_commentary.pdf
Briefing Paper on Transgenic Trees

Implications for Human Health, Biodiversity and Biosafety

Joint briefing paper issued by: Global Justice Ecology Project, EcoNexus, Friends of the Earth International, Global Forest Forum and World Rainforest Movement

Mar 2006 Briefing
2 pages
PDF icon GE-Trees_COP-8_Brief_1.pdf
Genetically Engineered Trees: No Solution to Global Warming

UN COP-8 Briefing No. 2

Published by EcoNexus & Global Justice Ecology Project

Mar 2006 Briefing
2 pages
PDF icon COP8.pdf
Genetic Dialectic

The Biological Politics of Genetically Modified Trees

by Viola Sampson and Larry Lohmann

Dec 2000 Briefing
12 pages
PDF icon Cornerhouse-21gmtree.pdf