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Stop Frankentrees From Invading Southern Forests ! PLEASE SIGN ! !


Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, forests, habitat, nature, protection )

Cher
- 609 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
The wild forests of the Southeast are facing a foreign, engineered and dangerous new threat. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now considering allowing genetically engineered eucalyptus trees to be released across the southern United States.



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Pat B. (354)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 5:18 am
TY,Cher.Done.
 

(17)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 5:21 am
done
 

Debbie G. (311)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 5:54 am
S&N When will humans ever learn "it's not nice to fool Mother Nature"?
 

Frans Badenhorst (560)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 5:56 am
if you keep playing with FIRE...you WILL get burned.........these are dangerous games people...

(Thank you for taking action on "Stop Frankentrees From Invading Southern Forests." Your letter will be delivered to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.)
 

Constance F. (431)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 6:26 am
Thank you for taking action on "Stop Frankentrees From Invading Southern Forests." Your letter will be delivered to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
 

Ben Oscarsito (351)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 6:27 am
Done!
 

Christeen Anderson (549)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 6:36 am
Signed.
 

Nyack Clancy (451)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 6:52 am
Ok.. there is someone in the USDA that really need to go.

An invasive species is an invasive species- whether it is a plant or an animal.

They really have no way of knowing what long term impact this will have on animals, birds and even insects native to the southwestern ecosystem.
 

Joe R. (190)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 7:05 am
Thanks Cher. Signed and noted.
 

Kit B. (276)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 7:10 am

Thank you for taking action on "Stop Frankentrees From Invading Southern Forests." Your letter will be delivered to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
 

Tamara Noforwardsplz (185)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 7:18 am
Noted, signed, twittered and google shared. The picture is breathtaking. Love it. Thanks Cher.
 

Silvia Gonzalez (34)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 8:06 am
done
 

Natasha Salgado (576)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 8:27 am
Riduculous,. These trees will prove disasterous...give it some time. Done,thx Cher.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 8:40 am
Thank you for taking action on "Stop Frankentrees From Invading Southern Forests." Your letter will be delivered to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
shared on FB, thanks Cher
 

Jude Hand (59)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 8:51 am
Noted and signed.
 

LaurenAWAY Kozen (163)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 9:27 am
Noted & Signed. Thanks Cher.
 

Sue H. (7)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 9:46 am
Noted and signed, thanks.
 

Donna Hamilton (151)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 9:53 am
Noted & signed. Thanks, Cher.
 

Debbie Williamson (275)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 10:00 am
Signed and noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 10:13 am
Noted & Signed
 

. (0)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 10:24 am
Signed and Noted.
 

Evelyn B. (79)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 10:58 am
Noted and Signed Tks. Cher....
 

Gloria picchetti (300)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 11:05 am
Signed.
 

Emma S. (228)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 11:30 am
Done! Thanks, Cher.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 12:15 pm
Stupid idea Every Action Has Consequences
 

Sara W. (110)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 12:17 pm
Signed.
 

Julie E. (371)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 12:22 pm
Thank you for taking action on "Stop Frankentrees From Invading Southern Forests." Your letter will be delivered to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
 

Maria Barbosa (14)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 12:28 pm
done
 

. (0)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 12:30 pm
done
 

Birgit W. (152)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 12:46 pm
Signed
 

Madeleine watt (256)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 12:54 pm
HELP!!!!! This one is very important! Remember Kudzu? It is eating the Southern states whole and climbing up the Appalachian Mountains as we speak. Remember the Pepper trees in Florida that are taking over the Everglades? There are many more. Please sign. We must not let these idiots run riot over this country any further!
 

Lisa Neste (711)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 12:56 pm
Thank you for taking action on "Stop Frankentrees From Invading Southern Forests." Your letter will be delivered to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
 

Joanne Dixon (40)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 1:07 pm
Having lived around eucalyptus, beautiful as it is, I think I am qualified to say there is NO tree that would be more disastrous to import - not salt cedar, not Russian olive, not Siberian elm. And that is unmodified eucalyptus. Add GMO to the mix and you have another Keystone XL-sized disaster.

No mention of whether they plan also to import kookaburras and koalas? I didn't think so.
 

Ruth L. (309)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 1:11 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks Cher
 

Beth Tatum (87)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 2:28 pm
So scary! S&N.
 

nicole silva (12)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 2:39 pm
signed
 

Mariette G. (151)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 3:10 pm
Thank you for taking action on "Stop Frankentrees From Invading Southern Forests. Thanks Cher!
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 3:11 pm
message sent
 

AniMae Chi (432)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 3:21 pm
Thank you for taking action on "Stop Frankentrees From Invading Southern Forests." Your letter will be delivered to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
 

Lois Jordan (58)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 3:36 pm
Signed, sent & noted. Thank you, Cher.
 

Dianne D. (462)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 3:37 pm
signed
 

Natalie V. (27)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 4:31 pm
noted / signed
 

Lisa sick Windsor (149)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 4:51 pm
I cannot honestly believe this...thank you for bringing this to my attention! Gladly signed and noted!
 

Paulett Simunich (0)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 5:17 pm
Yes,Madeleine, I remember these mistakes.........so....please act accordingly and do not plant these trees.
They burn quickly.......they are invasive......You, the US Dept of Agriculture apparently have not done your homework!!!!!!..
HIT THE BOOKS !!!!
 

Thomas P. (468)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 5:31 pm
Noted and signed...thanks Cher
 

Heidi Aubrey (16)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 6:02 pm
Signed and noted.
 

Angeles Madrazo (293)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 6:12 pm
Signed!
 

janet f. (31)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 7:31 pm
signed
 

DaleLovesOttawa O. (192)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 7:56 pm
Not a good idea, especially the fire dangers these trees present.
 

Mary R. (259)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 8:46 pm
SIGNED & NOTED
 

Esther Z. (96)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 10:29 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Colleen L. (2)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 10:48 pm
Petition signed. Thanks Cher
 

Inge Bjorkman (146)
Wednesday April 17, 2013, 11:00 pm
what do we do with our world?
Love and peace
 

Victoria Pohrebna (264)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 12:40 am
Signed.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 1:30 am
Signed!
 

Julie W. (22)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 2:16 am
'Eucalyptus trees suck up more water than native forests'. Well, that depends on the variety of eucalypt. There are hundreds, and many are adapted to drought conditions.
 

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (48)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 2:18 am
S+N
 

Fran away F. (117)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 2:36 am
"Eucalyptus plantations threaten endangered species and native forests. The trees are extremely inhospitable environments for native plants and animals; they produce a sticky gum that can asphyxiate songbirds and glue their beaks shut. It is naturally toxic and harms the beneficial insects that birds depend on for food."

Just what we don't need: more threats to native plants and animals. Hybrid eucalyptus from ArborGen were planted a number of years ago in Oregon, and if I remember correctly they were recognized as a failure, using lots of water and not being hardy enough. Signed and shared, TY, Cher.
 

Veerle V. (49)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 2:40 am
Signed, thank you Cher.
 

Gina M. (0)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 4:17 am
Now I have heard it, all "genetically engineered trees"!!, Monsanto, has replaced your concience with REALLY BIG BUCKS!!!! I thought nothing could get more disgusted with our politicians, but here we go again!!!
 

Lloyd H. (46)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 6:10 am
Signed.
 

Debbie W. (117)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 7:56 am
Noted/Signed
 

David Johnson (15)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 10:08 am
Signed and Noted! Don't we EVER learn? Thanks Cher.
 

Patsy Olive (0)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 11:10 am
noted & signed
 

Alan Lambert (97)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 2:40 pm
If these yo-yos had a brain between them, they'd be dangerous.
Gladly signed and noted. Well posted Cher
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 3:43 pm
S&N
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 3:43 pm
S&N
 

Charlie Rush (65)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 4:35 pm
Monsanto has such a bad reputation as it is. They have are involved, we know it is not in our citizens interest.
 

Kenneth G. (110)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 7:20 pm
signed and noted
 

Mike H. (237)
Thursday April 18, 2013, 11:39 pm
Thank you for taking action on "Stop Frankentrees From Invading Southern Forests." Your letter will be delivered to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
 

Tom Tree (238)
Friday April 19, 2013, 5:49 am
Oh, HELL YEAH!
Signed, Noted & Shared Thanks!
 

Farah Hage Ali (161)
Friday April 19, 2013, 8:47 am
noted and signed, thank you for sharing
 

Sara P. (60)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 11:09 am
Signed, thanks Cher.
 

Isa Villanen (44)
Saturday April 20, 2013, 2:20 pm
signed, shared, noted
What is wrong with endemic vegetation? Nothing. Why introduce a GM species that has th power to invade the whole ecosystem and endanger habitats of too many species? Eucalyptus is not endemic to America., so why deliberately cause a natural disaster? NO GM TREES IN ANY FOREST ANYWHERE.
 

Mary Furlong (204)
Sunday April 21, 2013, 3:15 pm
Noted, signed and shared
 

Janet Miller (6)
Wednesday April 24, 2013, 3:33 pm
Yes!
 

Carol H. (229)
Wednesday May 1, 2013, 3:36 pm
noted, action is now closed
 
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