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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163 Pieces

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Caption: Demond Drummer, Credit: Alex Akamine
As climate chaos and obscene inequality ravage people and planet, a new generation of visionaries is emerging to demand a bold solution: a Green Ne...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
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 18, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Terry Tempest-Williams
Writer, naturalist and activist Terry Tempest Williams asks “Can we love ourselves, each other and the Earth enough to change?” She invokes our dee...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Eriel Deranger
From the Canadian tar sands to the oil and natural gas fields of North America and the Amazon jungle, Indigenous peoples of the North and South are...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2021
  • Length: 28:31
Caption: Amy Cannon
Did you ever ask yourself who in their right mind would invent a convenience to keep food fresh that would one day litter the landscape, wash up on...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Peter Warshall
Do you think of the wilderness as something far away? Not in the age of climate change and human population growth. The real wilderness is always u...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Bren Smith
In this second of a two-part program, we plunge into the mind-bending proposition that we get a second chance to remake our broken food economy. Br...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Bren Smith
In this first of a two-part program, we take a deep dive into regenerative ocean farming, an extraordinarily productive and low-impact way of produ...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: John Wick
How does a virtue become a vice? How does a basic building block of life turn into a threat to life? And how do you turn that vice back into a virt...

  • Added: Aug 30, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: David Orr, Credit: Tim Porter
Climate is the trip wire for every other foundational ecological and biological system – as well as the basis for human civilization. As we face th...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Kevin Powell
There is a growing movement to redefine manhood, and to address ways that violence is baked into our cultural expectations of masculinity. Courageo...

  • Added: Aug 17, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
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: Jul 29, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: V, formerly known as Eve Ensler, Credit: Nikki Richter
They say love means never having to say you’re sorry. But what if that popular aphorism from the 1960’s is wrong and that love precisely means havi...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
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Calling someone an “animal” means they’re less than human – not worthy of respect, rights, or even of life itself. But in truth -- and in biologica...

  • Added: Jul 12, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
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: Jun 21, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Dahkota Brown, Chiitaanibah Johnson, Jayden Lim, and Naelyn Pike, Credit: Bioneers
Native American students face racism throughout their education, from racist mascots to the historical erasure of the American genocide from textbo...

  • Added: May 25, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Atossa Soltani
If the rate of destruction doesn’t change, by the year 2020 most of the Amazon ecosystem – the lungs of the planet - will be destroyed or irreparab...

  • Added: May 17, 2021
  • Length: 28:31
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: May 04, 2021
  • Length: 28:31
Caption: Eriel Deranger, Credit: Dylan McLaughlin
As author Michael Pollan observes: “The two biggest crises humanity faces today are tribalism and the environmental crisis. They both involve the o...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2021
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Eriel Deranger
Although colonial systems of oppression have radically damaged relationships between tribal communities and their traditional lands, a new generati...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2021
  • Length: 28:30