American Lands Alliance
, WWF and Green-peace have all called for a moratorium on the release of GM trees.
Citing Sierra Club and American Lands Alliance
evaluations for the 2003 session that give Brown-Waite their lowest possible ratings (0 out of 100) for the votes considered most important, Whittel expressed his serious concerns about the long-term environmental protection of Florida's Nature Coast.
The announcement of this policy fellows a multi-year campaign led by Rainforest Action Network (RAN) and a coalition of groups, including American Lands Alliance
, ReThink Paper, Student Environmental Action Coalition, National Forest Protection Alliance, the Sierra Student Coalition, Free The Planet
The American Lands Alliance
released the report just days before the U.
As the American Lands Alliance
puts it, "While not perfect, FSC is the only certification system that employs environmentally, socially and economically rigorous standards, that is genuinely independent of the wood products industry and deserving of consumer preference.
In January 1999 the American Lands Alliance
and fifteen cosponsors hosted the Sage Grouse Status Conference in Boise, Idaho, to learn more about sage grouse ecology.
Cultivating biotech trees: While the spread of genetically modified crops has raised concerns around the world, research into biotech trees has increased exponentially in the last few years with little attention, according to separate reports by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the American Lands Alliance
Although they are generally small and do not use traditional timber sale methods, cutting any trees for lumber fuels environmentalists' suspicion that stewardship contracting is little more than a mask for commercial timber harvesting, says Steve Holmer, campaign coordinator for American Lands Alliance
Signatories included individuals associated with the American Lands Alliance
, the Rainforest Action Network, and the International Forum on Globalization.
Jim Jontz, executive director of the American Lands Alliance
, said, "We find the study itself inadequate to fulfill the task at hand.
Jon Freemouth, senior fellow of the Andrus Center for Public Policy, and Mike Medberry, director of Idaho's office of the American Lands Alliance
The resources council and the American Lands Alliance
in Washington, D.