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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Caption: Janine Benyus, Credit: Tim Porter
Bathing suits modeled on sharkskin that win the Olympics. Low-energy display screen based on peacock feathers. Nature has done everything human soc...

Bought by KSKQ


  • Added: Dec 01, 2010
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Michael Pollan, Credit: Jan Mangan
Our misbegotten industrial food system is one of our greatest vulnerabilities. It’s dangerously fossil-fueled, toxic, monocultural and centralized....

  • Added: Dec 05, 2011
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Jeannette Armstrong
How do we create peace? What can we learn from indigenous societies who have addressed this profound question over thousands of years?

Bought by Panhandle Community Radio and WGDR


  • Added: Dec 03, 2010
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
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The visionary primatologist and conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall revolutionized primatology by showing how close our kinship is with the animal kin...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2014
  • Length: 28:34
Caption: Sandra Steingraber
Facing climate disruption, it’s imperative to fast-forward the transition to clean energy. The global movement to abolish fossil fuels is challengi...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Amory Lovins
The concept of national security is changing to encompass the nation’s internal resilience, health and environmental sustainability. What’s needed ...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: John Warner
Master green chemists and educators John Warner and Amy Cannon say the radical growth of green chemistry is showing we can have good chemistry with...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Aqeela Sherrills
Wounded warriors have walked through fire. Facing the unimaginable traumas of war, abuse, and violence, what can we learn from looking respectfully...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Mari Margil
Why does “corporate personhood” consistently override the legal rights of citizens? And what about the rights of nature? Join innovative environmen...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Gloria Steinem
World-renowned feminist, writer and change-maker Gloria Steinem connects the dots among disparate social movements to reveal the common patterns of...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Dedan Gills & Belvie Rooks
What might happen when the descendants of a white slave trader and of slaves meet? That is the brave and wrenching journey of Thomas DeWolf, whose ...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Dayna Baumeister
Biomimicry is decoding astonishing treasures from nature’s recipe book that we can mimic for our technological and industrial practices. Biomimicry...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Gabor Mate
Our physical health is intimately tied to environmental health, and to our emotional and spiritual ecology. Visionary physician Dr. Gabor Mate? exp...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Greg Sarris
Being an Indian in modern times has given rise to Indian casinos. Chairman Greg Sarris of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria found himself s...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Paul Hawken
“For the first time in history, a civilization -- its people, companies and governments -- is trying to arrest the downspin and understand how to l...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2014
  • Length: 28:31
Caption: Paul Stamets
From the microbes to the mammals, all life shares far more in common than what makes us different. In other words, it’s all relatives. If we knew t...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Tom Linzey
If we live in a democracy, why does the clout of big business—corporate rights—inevitably trump human rights? And under our property-rights constit...

  • Added: Jan 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen
“The future may depend on our remembering that everything has in it a dream of itself. That the seeds of wholeness and the seeds of needed change a...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Clayton Thomas-Muller
The current industrial system generates 94 percent waste. It all lands somewhere, often ultimately in our bodies. A society that wastes its resourc...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Joan Blades
Garbage in, garbage out, as the early computer innovators remarked about information. A vital free press is the single most important feedback loop...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2015
  • Length: 28:30