2009 Green Grades Report Released

FedEx Office & Office Depot Earn Top Marks on Paper; Amazon.com & PaperlinX Receive F’s in 3rd Annual Green Grades Report Card. Office Supply Sector Making Strides Toward FSC, Away from World’s Most Destructive Paper Companies

Green Grades Report 2009

Waxing Poetic on a Dogwood Alliance Internship

Intern Vinay Lehkaraju on his experience this summer at Dogwood Alliance… I just finished the last week of this know-how and awakening internship. It has almost been 2 months since I started my internship in a completely different field from my normal field of study. Now it is time for me to look back and […]

Invasion of GE Trees – Hightower Commentary

Today’s radio commentary from Jim Hightower on GE Trees maybe coming to the South…   Jim Hightower Slams GE Trees! Jim Hightower: (Listen to Hightower’s commentary) Here’s a great idea: Let’s bring into our country a genetically-engineered, non-native tree that is known to be wildly invasive, explosively flammable, and insatiably thirsty for ground water. Then […]

Public Overwhelmingly Rejects Genetically Engineered Trees

Nearly 17,500 public comments were sent to the US Department of Agriculture opposing their recommendation for approval of an ArborGen proposal to plant over a quarter of a million genetically engineered (GE) eucalyptus trees. Only 39 favorable comments were received by the USDA. If allowed, the plantings would take place on 330 acres of land across seven states in the Southern U.S., to supposedly feed future cellulosic ethanol production.