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Click here to read articles featuring Brighter Green’s work from the most recent UN Climate Change meeting in December 2015.
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).
Brighter Green associate Wanqing Zhou was quoted in Robert Soutar’s China Dialogue article, “Brazil beef scandal highlights dangers of industrial livestock farming.” (more…)Learn More
Executive Director, Mia MacDonald, and associate Wanqing Zhou were recently published in China Dialogue in an article titled “China needs to assess the true costs of factory farming.” (more…)February 23, 2017
Caroline Wimberly and PAAWA (Pan African Animal Welfare Alliance) chairman Tozie Zokufa wrote about their experiences at COP22 in Marrakech, Morocco for World Animal Net’s blog. Their mission is to improve the status and welfare of animals worldwide by offering the animal protection community information, expertise and new opportunities to connect, collaborate, and campaign for change. World Animal Net also covered some of Brighter Green’s activity at COP21 in 2015.February 7, 2017
Registration is now open for the Reducetarian Summit, a two day conference by the Reducetarian Foundation , which will bring together perspectives and technologies from all corners of the world to explore how to create a more equitable, compassionate and sustainable food system. The central question of the 2017 Reducetarian Summit is: “How do we as individuals, organizations, communities, and societies work to systematically decrease meat consumption?”
Registration is now open for the Reducetarian Summit, a two day conference by the Reducetarian Foundation, which will bring together perspectives and technologies from all corners of the world to explore how to create a more equitable, compassionate and sustainable food system. The central question of the 2017 Reducetarian Summit is: “How do we as individuals, organizations, communities, and societies work to systematically decrease meat consumption?”
Our documentaries, What’s For Dinner? and Six Years On, are being screened in Cambodia. This will be their premiere in Southeast Asia. The screening will take place at the META HOUSE on February 8th, at 7pm. Learn MoreJanuary 31, 2017
What’s for Dinner? and Six Years On are being shown at the Hong Kong EcoCinema Festival. These documentaries provide a unique look into the rapidly growing consumption of meat in China and the increasing industrialization of agriculture. The theme of this year’s festival is “biodiversity” and other films will focus on food, oceans, plastic, and the environment.December 8, 2016
Wednesday, October 19th
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM*
New York University, Kimmel Center, Room 405
Join us for the New York City premiere of the documentary film “Six Years On,” the sequel to “What’s for Dinner?,” a riveting film about meat consumption in China and its costs. “What’s for Dinner?” has screened widely across China, as well as globally. Filmmaker Jian Yi will discuss both films and the current situation for food activists in China. Click here to find out more about the work that Brighter Green has been doing in China.
* You will still have time to watch the last presidential debate, which starts at 9:00 PM!
Satya’s 21st anniversary issue, The Long View, includes an article by Jian Yi titled, An Assertive Vegetarian, where he discusses how becoming a vegetarian is an active choice to advocate for a compassionate lifestyleOctober 6, 2016