Click to learn more about our policy paper and two-page policy brief on the growth of industrial dairy systems in India, China, and countries of Southeast Asia.
A photo of a field recently cleared of trees for soybean planting in Curuguaty, Paraguay (Photo by Wanqing Zhou, taken in fall 2014).
Representatives from Kuwait, Cameroon, Taiwan, China, and the U.S. after a successful workshop event leading up to the United Nations Climate Summit. Click here to learn more about the workshop (Photo by Caroline Wimberly, taken in September 2014).
Wanqing Zhou has written an article for Diálogo Chino based on her Triangle research for last year’s Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption in Shanghai.
Wanqing looks at China’s recent announcement to lift its ban on beef imports from Brazil, and the consequences of this economic shift, including further consolidation of a resource-intensive global production model.
Reestablished China-Brazil beef trade means more than cheap churrasco
English: U.S. Letter (PDF) || A4 (PDF)
Exportação de carne brasileira para a China não significa apenas churrasco barato
Português: U.S. Letter (PDF) || A4 (PDF)
La vuelta del comercio de carne vacuna entre China y Brasil implica mucho más que churrascos baratos
Español: U.S. Letter (PDF) || A4 (PDF)
Brighter Green and the Global Forest Coalition released a summary report on the International Strategy Meeting on Impacts of Unsustainable Livestock and Feed Production and Threats to Community Conservation in Paraguay from November 28-29, 2014. The report summarizes testimonies, presentations, recommendations, and post-meeting outcomes.May 26, 2015
Brighter Green Executive Director Mia MacDonald was quoted in the Khmer Times article entitled, “Fresh Hope for Local Dairy Producers“. Brighter Green was also featured in a QQ.com news article in China, reviewing the Brighter Green short film What’s For Dinner? and mentioning Brighter Green’s China research.March 30, 2015
Monday, February 16, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
CHEW: China’s Health, Environment and Welfare Research Group is pleased to announce Oxford’s first screening of a new documentary that examines the rapidly increasing consumption of animal-based foods in China, What’s For Dinner?
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
The conference runs from January 13-20, 2015 and takes place at Jawaharlal Nehru University. “What’s For Dinner?” will screen on January 16, 2015 at 10:00 AM.
For more information on the conference please click here.
For more information on Brighter Green’s work in India, please click hereJanuary 16, 2015
“Animal Agriculture & Future Climate Policy: Supply and Consumer Action”
Panelists will discuss how to equitably and sustainably address animal agriculture in the framework of current and future negotiations. They will elaborate key principles and examples and present new research on the potential for demand side actions, including the need for enhanced public awareness.December 10, 2014
The event will begin promptly at 6:30 PM at NYU’s Kimmel Center for University Life in Room 406. The Kimmel Center is located at 60 Washington Square South (between LaGuardia Pl and Thompson St).
After each film’s screening, the respective director will answer questions and discuss their experiences making their film. Jian Yi, Director of What’s For Dinner?, will be joining remotely from China on Skype. Marisa Miller Wolfson, Writer/Director/Editor of Vegucated will address the audience in person.November 20, 2014