Click here for Sangamithra Iyer’s biography. One of her interests is tracking the global rise of meat, egg and dairy consumption and its environmental and social implications. She’ll be documenting factory farm facilities and trends in India in the coming months, as well as the food economy in Korea from the perspective of an organic berry farm. Check back for her blogs and other writing and visual reportage. Read her first blog, from Korea, here.
Brighter Green’s Associate Program is designed to include in Brighter Green’s work individuals from around the world who possess fresh and vital perspectives, to provide critical thinking on policies on the environment, sustainability and equity, food security, and animal welfare and rights.
Associates will periodically write opinion-editorials and articles, give lectures and participate in conferences concerning issues related to Brighter Green’s mandate. Sangamithra Iyer joins Brighter Green with a background in civil engineering and writing, where she addresses issues relating to animals, agriculture and social and environmental justice.