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: 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
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: 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...

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  • Added: Nov 24, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 2