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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156 Pieces

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Caption: Jean Shinoda Bolen
Archetypal stories guide our lives in profound and largely unconscious ways. Through reframing classic mythologies, we explore the resurgence of th...

  • Added: Mar 12, 2019
  • Length: 28:31
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: Jan 27, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
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: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 28:31
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: Jan 16, 2019
  • Length: 28:29
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: Jan 08, 2019
  • Length: 28:31
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: Jan 02, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Bill McKibben
As we enter what Paul Gilding calls the Great Disruption – it’s only a matter of when, not whether, the world will change course on the scale of a ...

  • Added: Nov 26, 2018
  • 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
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
Caption: john a. powell
Conspicuous climate disruption is here now. At the same time, a global super-elite of fossil fuel mega-billionaires has cinched a political strangl...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2019
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Greg Sarris
Given the extreme economic disenfranchisement of Native American tribes, being an Indian in modern times has given rise to Indian casinos. Chairman...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Sandra Steingraber
Facing climate disruption, it's imperative to fast-forward the transition to power civilization on clean energy. The growing global movement to tra...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2017
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Gar Alperovitz
How extreme is wealth disparity in the U.S.? Imagine every person in the economy walks by, in order of income from low to high, with heights propor...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Terry Tempest Williams
In her writing and her life, Terry Tempest Williams reflects an expression of something better and higher in each of us. Here she wrestles with th...

  • Added: Oct 25, 2016
  • Length: 28:29
Caption: David Orr
Perhaps the single greatest systems error of human civilization is the illusion that people are somehow separate from nature – not subject to the g...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Dr. Riki Ott
Some say the modern environmental movement was born in an oil spill in April 1970. Enraged by the first television images of the massive crude oil ...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Gary Hirshberg
Though still small in the big picture, organic food has come all the way -- from hippie to hip to mainstream since the Sixties. But can organic foo...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Gloria Feldt
Around the world, women are inspiring each other to envision a world where women lead, but quite differently. Women are spontaneously redefining po...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Mallika Dutt
Innovations usually arise locally. If conditions are right, they spread globally. That story is playing out around the world today. In India, human...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 28:30