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).
Brighter Green colleague and “What’s For Dinner?” director Jian Yi was interviewed by Freedom of Species Radio about the film and his continued work in China to bring awareness to issues of meat consumption, public and environmental health, and animal activism.
The episode also features Brighter Green Associate Wanqing Zhou, a Research Associate in the Food and Agriculture Program at Worldwatch Institute, about what she calls the “triangle of agribusiness” carved out by the U.S, China, and Brazil. Wanqing’s “triangle” summary can be found here.
Click here to listen.August 18, 2015
Brighter Green’s Mia Macdonald was interviewed by Freedom of Species Radio in April 2015 about several topics including global agribusiness and finance focusing on China, animal activism in China, a recent Hill article that garnered lots of attention, “Vegan Diet Best for Planet” and “What’s For Dinner?,” a groundbreaking Chinese documentary produced by Brighter Green and directed by internationally recognized independent filmmaker, Jian Yi.
Click here to listen.August 13, 2015
The Animal Rights 2015 National Conference will take place July 30-August 2. The first conference was held in 1981 which makes it not only the largest but also the longest running animal rights gathering.
Wanqing Zhou, Research Associate in the Food and Agriculture Program at the Worldwatch Institute, will be speaking on Friday, July 31, on The Impact of Animal Use on the Environment: How animal farming and experiments further climate change, species extinction and pollution.
Mia MacDonald, executive director and founder of Brighter Green, will be speaking on Sunday, August 2, on Winning for Animals in India and East Asia: Defining and confronting animal abuse in Asia.
July 27, 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