Brighter Green Nominee Marcel Gomes Is Awarded The 2024 Goldman Environmental Prize for South & Central America

Marcel and his organization, Repórter Brasil, coordinated a complex, international campaign that directly linked beef from JBS, the world’s largest meatpacking company, to illegal deforestation in Brazil’s most threatened ecosystems. Armed with detailed evidence from his breakthrough investigative… Read More

Webinar on April 4th | Unveiling Colombia’s Livestock Nexus: Political Power & its Ecological Fallout | EN/ES | Webinar

On April 4, 2024, Brighter Green convened a webinar entitled  ‘Unveiling Colombia’s Livestock Nexus: Political Power & Its Ecological Fallout’, which revealed the findings of two investigative reports on ‘Livestock Laundering’ in Colombia, supported by Brighter Green’s biodiversity and… Read More

Read Our End-of-Year Newsletter on COP28


Our end-of-year newsletter about COP28 is now available. Learn what Brighter Green did, and how food was on the agenda (finally) in the efforts to confront the climate crisis.

Brighter Green Associates at the Africa Animal Welfare Conference, Rwanda

Brighter Green supported the participation of our colleagues Charles Ssekyewa from Uganda, Judy Muriithi from Kenya, and South African Tozie Zofuka, executive director of CAAWO, at the Seventh Africa Animal Welfare Conference in Kigali, Rwanda, in September 2023.

Brighter Green Takes to the Streets for the Climate

SF3 March

Brighter Green joined Friends of the Earth, Mercy For Animals, ProVeg International, World Animal Protection, The Plant Based Treaty, and Compassion in World Farming at the March to End Fossil Fuels in New York City on September 17,… Read More

Mia MacDonald at NYU and Animal Grantmakers Conference


Brighter Green executive director Mia MacDonald is teaching a course entitled “Animals, Food, and Sustainability” to graduate students in Animal Studies at New York University this Fall semester. The course explores the science, ethics, and policy of raising… Read More

Latest Newsletter Available

Forest fires and smoky air. Record temperatures. Erratic weather. But also restoration.  Reimagining and collaboration. New possibilities. That’s how Brighter Green has experienced the first part of 2023. We like to focus on solutions, while acknowledging the scale… Read More

Counting the Impact of Industrial Farming on Our Climate: Bonn Side Event

On June 12th, Brighter Green with partners World Animal Protection, Global Forest Coalition, Plant-Based Treaty, and Sinergia Animal will co-host a side-event at the UNFCCC’s Bonn Climate Conference on Counting the impact of Industrial Farming on our Climate…. Read More

Preventing Pandemics & Enabling Equity: Panel on April 13th@CUGH Global Health Conference

More than three years into the COVID-19 pandemic era, the world’s governments are still grappling with how to prevent and prepare for future pandemics, including through a “pandemic instrument” being negotiated now with the World Health Organisation as… Read More

December 2022 Newsletter: Now and in the New Year: Protecting Biodiversity, Climate, and Rights

For a shared Earth, please support Brighter Green. As the world continues to warm and we witness more intense wildfires, floods, droughts, and other disasters as a result, Brighter Green’s work is more important than ever. Since our… Read More