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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157 Pieces

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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
Caption: James Hansen
The climate crisis is a crisis of governance and leadership. Will we move rapidly enough to realign our policies, politics and economy to stabilize...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Jane Goodall
It has been 50 years since Dr. Jane, as she’s affectionately known, began her intensive solitary studies of chimp behavior In Africa’s Gombe Nation...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Andy Lipkis
Los Angeles as a lighthouse of environmental restoration? After 40 years of increasingly connected neighborhood actions restoring the landscape of ...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Ilarion "Larry" Merculieff
In today’s radically shifting world, the name of the game is resilience - the capacity of both human and ecological systems to absorb disturbance, ...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: John de Graaf, Credit: democracymeetup.com
At the same time the Great Recession has inflicted enormous pain and suffering, it has also caused people to take a deeper look at what’s really im...

  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Lily Yeh, Credit: Frank Rogozienski
How do we transform a vicious circle into a virtuous circle? How do we move from environmental degradation and the deterioration of human relations...

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  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Chief Almir Narayamoga Surui
Forty years ago when a logging road was blasted deep into the heart of the Brazilian Amazon, the outside world discovered the Surui people. Contact...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
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The drug war is a bust, say increasing numbers of law enforcement professionals and politicians. Like Prohibition before it, not only has it failed...

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  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rita King
A popular character on a Spanish-language soap opera resonates so deeply with viewers that they become empowered and educated about reproductive he...

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  • Added: Dec 02, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Brock Dolman, Credit: Jan Mangan
Half of Americans cannot name one component of the water cycle upon which all life depends. Yet water is at the root of every human endeavor - from...

Bought by KKRN and KZYX


  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Jason McLennan, Credit: Frank Rogozienski
A living building is like a flower, planted and rooted to its place. It collects its energy from the sun. It harvests its water from the rain. This...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Jerome Ringo
Climate change. Energy crisis. Economic collapse. We live in a time of unprecedented global crisis…and opportunity. There’s a monumental amount of ...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Mari Margil, Credit: Frank Rogozienski
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness have long been held as the inalienable rights of the American people. Then why is it that “corporate pe...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Jensine Larsen, Credit: Frank Rogozienski
History is a tale told by the winners. How then can we reclaim the voices of those who have been historically written out - silenced through the ag...

Bought by WLPR , KPVL, KCMJ Community Radio, KGOU, KSKQ and more


  • Added: Oct 28, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Michael Meade
When a culture is disintegrating and the stories everybody believed in no longer fit, it’s time to rekindle our connection to ancient wisdom and un...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Sandra Steingraber, Credit: Tim Porter
We live in a society dependent on toxic chemicals. Today about 287 such chemicals trespass inside the blood of newborns – and inside all of us - wi...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Michael Pollan
Urban food innovators are designing vibrant new local food economies built on environmental and ecological integrity, sustainability, diversity and...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Wade Crowfoot
As the world’s eight largest economy, California is emerging as the potential game-changer for global climate leadership. Using strategic alliances...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2015
  • Length: 28:31