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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).
Brighter Green has been at various conferences this month. (more…)June 29, 2018
The Canadian Association for Food Studies (CAFS) hosted a 3-day conference from March 27-29. Executive Director, Mia MacDonald, joined remotely to speak on the Pedagogy Panel. This roundtable included Steffanie Scott (U of Waterloo) as the session chair, Andrea Moraes (Ryerson University), Irena Knezevic (Carleton University), and Wanda Martin (U of Saskatchewan). The panelists spoke about their experiences with teaching about food system issues, especially in online settings. Mia touched on her experience with teaching The World on Your Plate: Food, Equity, and Sustainability at the Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability at Columbia University, which she will be teaching again this fall.
Please join us for an evening of conversation with Josphat Ngonyo and James Nkansah-Obrempong from Africa Network for Animal Welfare (ANAW).
Date: Thursday, May 10th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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).May 11, 2017