Jian Yi quoted in VICE

Jian Yi, director of What’s For Dinner? and Six Years On, was recently quoted in the VICE article, “The Road to a Post-Meat World Starts in China.” The piece is part of Munchies, the food-issue arm of VICE… Read More

Brighter Green at COP22

Brighter Green’s Program Associate, Caroline Wimberly and Tozie Zokufa, chair of Pan African Animal Welfare Alliance (PAAWA), will be attending this year’s COP22 in Marrakech. The conference will be taking place from November 7-18. “What is the COP?: The… Read More

Brighter Green on Freedom of Species Radio Podcast

Brighter Green’s Executive Director, Mia MacDonald, and Associate Wanquing Zhou, who is also a Research Associate at Worldwatch Institute, were featured in an episode of the Freedom of Species radio podcast in 2015. In October 2016, Freedom of Species… Read More

Upcoming Events

Join us for three exciting events this October. Click on the links for more information. Thursday, October 13th – Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD – Jian Yi to Show “Six Years On” at Johns Hopkins University Monday, October… Read More

Brownbag Discussion with Jian Yi at RAN

Please join us, Rainforest Action Network (RAN), and WildAid for a brownbag discussion with internationally acclaimed filmmaker and activist Jian Yi. Jian Yi and his team are working with Brighter Green to build a Good Food Academy –… Read More

Mia MacDonald Teaching Course at the Earth Institute

Brighter Green’s Executive Director Mia MacDonald is teaching a course at Columbia University’s Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability. The course is part of the Institutes’s Executive Education Program, allowing professionals from all sectors to gain the knowledge and… Read More

Rio 2016: Fighting Deforestation while Selling Burgers

The 2016 Olympics kicked off in Rio, Brazil with the opening ceremony on August 5th. During the event there was acknowledgement of climate change with images that illustrated rising temperatures, melting polar ice caps, and rising sea levels. Following these images there… Read More

ChinaFit Expo 2016: Vegan Health Trending?

Brighter Green Associate Wanqing Zhou traveled to China in June and attended the 5th ChinaFit Convention and Trade Show in Beijing. She was one of the lead panelists at the Health Nutrition & Vegan Forum. Wanqing reported that around 10,000 came… Read More

Jian Yi Screening Films at Shanghai Foreign Correspondents’ Club

Monday July 11, 2016 7:00 – 9:00 PM (talk starts at 7:30 PM) The Apartment, 4th floor, Yongfu Lu, near Fuxing Lu, Xuhui 50RMB for SFCC members; 150RMB non-members Price includes drinks and canapés Click here to RSVP… Read More

Judaism and Animals: An Ever-Evolving Relationship

June 27, 2016 Ariela Yomtovian has a new blog on her experience attending the Jewish Outdoor, Food an Environmental Education Networking Retreat and the ever-evolving relationship between Judaism and Animal Welfare (which can be read in its entirety here): Recently, I attended the Jewish… Read More