Global Civil Society Workshop Analyzing Rio+20 “Zero Draft”

This past Tuesday, I attended the Global Civil Society Workshop on the Rio+20 “Zero Draft” and Rights for Sustainability. The workshop lasted a little over three hours, with input from various representatives from international NGOs about how best… Read More

Literary Animal: Reading India, Part III

This installment of the Literary Animal: Reading India series will be a slight foray into linguistics. Part III: The Language of Violence Katherine Russell Rich’s Dreaming in Hindi: Coming Awake in Another Language is part travel memoir, part… Read More

Literary Animal: Reading India, Part II

Coinciding with the launch of our recent India case study, Veg or Non-Veg? India at a Crossroads, we are continuing our blog series examining where recent writings on a changing India intersect with Brighter Green’s interests in animal… Read More

East African Young Women’s Leadership Initiative January Workshop Report

The five Kenyan women¬†gathered at the Seuseu Cultural Centre in Olosh-Oibor, Kenya on January 3rd for their annual workshop. The workshop began with a review of last year’s meeting in Arusha. Each woman¬†discussed how she had applied those… Read More

Literary Animal: Reading India, Part I

Over the past several years, there has been a considerable amount of writing about modern(izing) India. From different angles, writers are witnessing and documenting a subcontinent undergoing significant shifts. The New York Times recently launched their first country… Read More