On the morning of 5 March 2015, 1,000 women from the MST took over operations of genetically engineered tree company Futuragene in Brazil. The action included the destruction of GE eucalyptus seedlings.
Later that morning, 300 peasants took over the building where the Brazilian Biosafety Commission (CTNBio) was meeting to decide whether to approve Futuragene’s GE eucalyptus trees. The CTNBio meeting was cancelled.
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