Friday, July 3, 2009

GE Eucaliptus trees field trial about to be approved

Genetically engineered eucalyptus trees might soon be part of your landscape if you live in a colder climate.

And, no, this is not a good thing.

Eucalyptus trees have been known to become pests and destroy ecosystems in certain areas of the US (e.g., California).

This field study puts existing trees (and their ecosystems) at risk as we have no idea how they will respond to this highly unnatural introduction.

To read more and to take action (PLEASE, DO TAKE ACTION BEFORE JULY 6th) click here.

Thank you.

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