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A photo of a field recently cleared of trees for soybean planting in Curuguaty, Paraguay (Photo by Wanqing Zhou, taken in fall 2014).
From August 3rd-6th, nearly 2,000 animal rights workers and activists gathered at the annual National Animal Rights Conference in Alexandria, Virginia, to celebrate the latest progress in promoting animal rights around the world. Brighter Green associate Wanqing Zhou spoke at the Abuse of Our Environment panel and the Winning for Animals in China/Japan panel, sharing Brighter Green’s perspectives and efforts with hundreds of attendees.September 6, 2017
Mia MacDonald and Caroline Wimberly of Brighter Green are in China, where they’ve joined our colleagues Jian Yi and Amelie Rousseau, a plant-based chef (and other presenters and mentors), to launch the first ever Good Food Hero Summit. They will be joined in person by experts, and entrepreneurs, and food activists from China and Taiwan. Others will participate via Skype, including: Jeff Sebo, Clinical Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Director of the Animal Studies M.A. Program at New York University; Farhaan Ladhani, the Deputy Director for Direct Diplomacy at the Department of Foreign Affairs Trade and Development Canada; and Erica Meier, the Executive Director of Compassion Over Killing.August 15, 2017
The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG), a joint initiative of the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) and the Fondazione Giorgio Cini, has announced the winners of the fifth edition of the ICCG Climate Think Tank Rankings, the rankings of the most cutting-edge worldwide institutions conducting research and policy support in the field of climate change. The ICCG think tank’s evaluation is based on a solid quantitative methodology and solid analytical data. Think tanks were assessed and classified on the basis of their performances in a set of 15 indicators, structured in three main pillars: Activities, Publications and Dissemination
Brighter Green will be collaborating with our colleagues at the Global Forest Coalition (GFC) and the Friends of the Siberian Forests (FSF) on an event at this year’s Bonn Climate Change Conference (SB 46 Bonn).
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