Wangari@80: Remembering Nobel Peace Laureate Wangari Maathai

Nobel laureate for peace Wangari Maathai would have been 80 years old today. Executive Director Mia MacDonald wrote this tribute (Wangari_Remembered) to her mentor and friend. Along with our colleagues in Kenya at the Wangari Maathai Foundation and… Read More

Spring 2020 Newsletter

With COVID-19, Global Food System Transformations and Restoration of Ecosystems and Species Protections are More Needed than Ever

Good Food Fund and Brighter Green Being Considered for Food System Vision Prize

A proposal led by our partner organization in China, the Good Food Fund (GFF), is in the second round of the global Food System Vision Prize. Brighter Green is part of the consortium working on the prize vision.

Brighter Green Signs on to Letters to Public Officials

Brighter Green has signed on to several recent letters to public officials and institutions in support of plant-based diets, public health, and welfare and rights for wild and domesticated animals in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and… Read More

Dr. Zhou Calls for an End to Wildlife Consumption and Trade

Dr. Jinfeng Zhou, secretary-general of the China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation (CBCGDF), which houses our partner organization, the Good Food Fund, has been widely quoted in the global media calling for an end to wildlife consumption… Read More

Op-ed on Agriculture’s Role in the Climate Crisis

Executive Director, Mia MacDonald, and Stephanie Feldstein, the population and sustainability director at the Center for Biological Diversity, have written an op-ed together called “Third-Degree Burn: The World Can’t Continue to Ignore Agriculture’s Role in Climate Crisis” in Medium.

End of Year Newsletter and COP25 Recap

Happy holidays and best wishes for 2020 Check out our end of year newsletter with a summary of what we did this year, including a brief recap of COP25. Read the newsletter here and be sure to sign… Read More

Op-ed from Mia MacDonald on the Increase of Animal Agriculture Despite Climate Summit

Executive Director, Mia MacDonald, has written an op-ed called “Even as climate changes worsens, we’re doubling down on animal production. Big mistake.” in the NY Daily News.

Mia MacDonald Interviewed by Dr. Hope Ferdowsian

Executive Director Mia MacDonald was recently interviewed by Dr. Hope Ferdowsian about Brighter Green. You can read the piece here.

Op-ed on Live Transport and the Climate Crisis

Executive Director Mia MacDonald & Jo-Anne McArthur of We Animals Media wrote about the “thousands of innocent [sheep] souls” who’ve drowned and the direct connection to the climate crisis in their latest op-ed “The Sinking Ship: The Romanian… Read More