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Bioneers - Revolution From the Heart of Nature

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The Bioneers: Revolution From the Heart of Nature is an award-winning 13-part annual radio series.

This series features “the Bioneers” – social and scientific innovators with breakthrough solutions for people and planet. It’s leading-edge – charismatic – provocative – hopeful – timely and timeless. These are ardent voices of brilliant visionaries with both feet on the ground. They span the arc of the human endeavor transforming today’s crises into a future environment of hope. Produced by Bioneers, an internationally acclaimed nonprofit educational organization. Learn more at www.bioneers.org.

Released each July, the 28:30 minute shows are available to stations here at PRX for FREE. Many of our hundreds of U.S. and international stations air the Bioneers series 52 weeks a year by accessing our library of nearly 150 evergreen programs. Some air groups of shows as specials for Earth Day and as part of special fund-drive programming. Learn more at: http://media.bioneers.org/radio-series. Hide full description

This series features “the Bioneers” – social and scientific innovators with breakthrough solutions for people and planet. It’s leading-edge – charismatic – provocative – hopeful – timely and timeless. These are ardent voices of brilliant visionaries with both feet on the ground. They span the arc of the human endeavor transforming today’s crises into a future environment of hope. Produced by Bioneers, an internationally acclaimed nonprofit educational organization. Learn more at www.bioneers.org.Released each July, the 28:30 minute shows are available to stations here at PRX for FREE. Many of our hundreds of U.S. and international stations air the Bioneers series 52 weeks a year by accessing our library of nearly 150 evergreen programs. Some air groups of shows as specials for Earth Day... Show full description


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137 Pieces

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Caption: John Warner
Nontoxic hair color from the recipes of beetles, and a potential Alzheimer’s cure derived from applying nature’s operating instructions. The world-...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2017
  • Length: 28:31
Caption: Kimberle Crenshaw (foreground) with Eve Ensler
When Donald Trump rode a wave of white anxiety into the White House, it was part of a backlash to the Obama presidency, one that revealed an increa...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Eve Ensler
Women are coming together to heal in community, with hands in the soil, in one of the most broken places on the planet, the Democratic Republic of ...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2017
  • Length: 28:31
Caption: Monica Gagliano
Are plants intelligent? If we knew their language what might they tell us? Potawatomi Indigenous ecologist and author Robin Kimmerer and evolutiona...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2017
  • Length: 28:31
Caption: Joanna Macy
Deep Ecology extends an inalienable right to life to all beings. Yet as the naturalist Aldo Leopold observed, “One of the penalties of an ecologica...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Bren Smith, Credit: Hardy Wilson
What if there are ways to sustainably harvest protein and nutritious vegetables from the seas in ways that restore coastlines, local economies, pro...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Dekila Chungyalpa
Religion is the oldest, most compelling moral framework for social action. As director of World Wildlife Fund’s Sacred Earth Program, Buddhist Deki...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Climbing Poetree & John Densmore, Credit: Jan Mangan
“Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it,” as Bertolt Brecht said. Shoot the rapids of art and social change wi...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Will Keepin and Cynthia Brix
Today gender reconciliation is a burgeoning new movement for transformational healing. Gender reconciliation visionaries Pat McCabe, Cynthia Brix, ...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2017
  • Length: 28:31
Caption: Chad Hanson
Contemporary Western fire science is integrating what Indigenous Peoples discovered over thousands of years of observation, and trial and error: fi...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Janine Benyus
The genius of nature’s design, recipes and principles is serving as the inspiration for redesigning human civilization. This Biomimicry revolution ...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2017
  • Length: 28:31
Caption: David McConville
“If success or failure of this planet and of human beings depended on how I am and what I do, then how would I be and what would I do?” asked visio...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Ilarion "Larry" Merculieff
The way we see the world creates the world. If a new way of seeing is needed, what might that look like? Indigenous leaders Dakota-Dine Tom Goldtoo...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Malik Kenyatta Yakini
The citizens of Detroit are challenging the failed policies that have long favored corporate wealth over the wellbeing of city residents. Leading c...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2017
  • Length: 28:31
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Today in the fossil fuel-induced age of escalating climate disruption, the joker in the deck is the climate imperative to transition rapidly off fo...

  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Mary Ellen Hannibal
As lion populations crash in Africa, baboon numbers explode. Associate Professor of Ecology and Conservation Justin Brashares illuminates how to st...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2017
  • Length: 28:29
Caption: Osprey Orielle Lake
Women-led movements arising around the world herald a profound shift that changes everything. Visionary women leaders Osprey Orielle-Lake, Leila Sa...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2017
  • Length: 28:31
Caption: Marco Krapels
Governments and businesses are recognizing climate chaos as the threat multiplier from hell. The answer is not business as usual. How about crowdfu...

  • Added: Jul 06, 2017
  • Length: 28:31