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: Charlotte Brody with Terrence McNally
There is a fundamental need to restore a female perspective to the male-dominated world of science. Is it any accident that the first person to so...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Annie Leonard
As the consumer feeding frenzy has gone global, each seemingly innocuous purchase of stuff we make today leaves behind a devastating legacy of wast...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Judy Wicks
As we navigate the onset of climate change, we’re witness to the rapid obsolescence of the human systems built on the assumption of cheap oil. The ...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Lucas Benitez
Would you believe, here at the beginning of the 21st century, that every order of fast-food served with a slice of tomato is part of a system of sl...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Eve Ensler, Credit: Jennifer Esperanza
For a decade, the award-winning play The Vagina Monologues has provided a startling window into the conflicted complexity of women’s relationships ...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Majora Carter
Just how dumb do they think we are? Who would believe that destroying the ecosystems on which all life depends, while dis-employing more and more p...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Dune Lankard
For thousands of years, First Peoples have successfully managed the complex reciprocal relationships between biological and human cultures using Tr...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Fritjof Capra
Most American schools are flunking out when it comes to how well they integrate ecological literacy across the curriculum. And many are doing no be...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Janine Benyus, Credit: Tim Porter
Some of the best minds on the planet are busy cataloguing possible solutions to the crisis of climate chaos. Scientists, entrepreneurs, and educato...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Janine Benyus
Bathing suits modeled on sharkskin that win the Olympics. Low-energy display screen based on peacock feathers. Nature has done everything human soc...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
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Perhaps we should call it Watershed Earth. We’re made of water, totally dependent on it, yet it in turn depends on us to play our part in a good wa...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Winona LaDuke
The Original Instructions represent the ancient empirical wisdom of Traditional Ecological Knowledge earned over generations and millennia by peopl...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Paul Hawken
Could Western civilization’s oldest ethical instructions of the Golden Rule hold acute relevance to our planetary environmental crisis? Could resto...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2015
  • 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: Jan 10, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Maria Elena Durazo
Labor leader César Chavez helped ban DDT. Truckers are helping address appalling asthma rates at the filthy port of Los Angeles. And inner-city cle...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2015
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Michael Pollan
Because industrial agriculture is the single most destructive human activity against the environment, what we put on our collective plate and how w...

  • 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
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: 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: 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