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Brighter Green Releases Summary on Forthcoming Nature's Rights Paper 10/14/14

Brighter Green released a summary of a forthcoming nature's rights paper entitled Nature's Rights: Rivers, Trees, Whales, and Apes.

Jim Harkness Positively Reviews "What's For Dinner?" 10/6/14

Jim Harkness Senior Advisor on China at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy positively reviews "What's For Dinner?" and interviews Executive Director Mia MacDonald.

Brighter Green Associate Interviewed by "Eating Animals" Director, Christopher Quinn 9/29/14

Brighter Green Associate Wanqing Zhou was interviewed by Eating Animals director Christopher Quinn. BG also provided Mr. Quinn Chinese contacts, including What's For Dinner? director Jian Yi, for the film.

Brighter Green Associate Wanqing Zhou interviewed by Our Hen House 7/23/14

Brighter Green Associate Wanqing Zhou was interviewed by Our Hen House on Brighter Green's What's For Dinner? and China screening tour in June and July 2014.

Brighter Green and Partner Global Forest Coalition Published in "Square Brackets" 7/1/14

Brighter Green and partner Global Forest Coalition published their article "Implementing Aichi Target 3 in the livestock sector" in "Square Brackets: CBD Newsletter for Civil Society".

Brighter Green Releases June 2014 Newsletter 6/27/14

Brighter Green releases its June 2014 newsletter highlighting achievements and events in the first part of 2014. You can view the newsletter here.

Brighter Green Launches "What's For Dinner?" China Screening Tour 6/15/14

Brighter Green launches the China tour of the short documentary film "What's For Dinner?". The film is screened in multiple cities through July 2014 and provinces including Beijing, Shanghai, and Zhejiang province. To learn more please click here.

Brighter Green Presents at the Global Research Forum on Sustainable Production and Consumption 6/11/14

Brighter Green Associate Wanqing Zhou presented her paper, "The Triangle: Factory Farming in the U.S., China and Brazil" in Shanghai, China at the Global Research Forum on Production and Consumption.

BG Partner Global Forest Coalition Releases Paraguayan Case Study 5/22/14

Brighter Green partner Global Forest Coalition publishes Paraguayan case study on the environmental and social impacts of unsustainable livestock and soybean production.

Brighter Green and Global Forest Coalition New Report and Briefing Paper 5/22/14

Brighter Green and the Global Forest Coalition announce the release of a new report and briefing paper on redirecting government support for unsustainable livestock production as the key to biodiversity conservation.

Brighter Green Appears in the Scientific American Magazine 5/20/14

The Scientific American article "China's Appetite for Meat Swells, Along with Climate Changing Pollution" references Brighter Green research as well as quotes Executive Director Mia MacDonald and Associate Wanqing Zhou.

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Brighter Green at COP 18 Climate Change Conference

The 2012 meeting of the parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 18) was held in Doha, Qatar from November 26 to December 2, 2012.

Mia MacDonald and Eve Feng of Brighter Green attended the conference to share Brighter Green's research on climate change and the globalization of intensive animal agriculture. Brighter Green participated in a side event "Climate Change & Ensuring Sustainable, humane, Equitable Food Systems: Views from the North and South," with Humane Society International (HSI) and World Society for the Protection of Animals (WISPA). Mia MacDonald moderated. Xie Zheng, featured in Brighter Green's short documentary "What's for Dinner?" spoke at the event and posted a video of his presentation and his journey to Qatar.

Here is another video of Xie Zheng being interviewed (and singing!) at the UNFCCC's Climate Change Studio at the conference center in Doha.

Below, see a list of Brighter Green blogs from and about the conference.

Blogging from Doha

Climate Action Network's Minute. November 27, 2012
Doha: The Unlikeliest Climate Change Conference City in the World? November 27, 2012
Conditioned Response. November 28, 2012
Updates from COP 18, the Climate Conference in Doha. November 30, 2012
The Global Climate Crisis & Animal Agriculture: Doha and Beyond. December 7, 2012
Xie Zheng Posts a Video of His Talk at the COP 18 Side Event with Brighter Green. December 14, 2012