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