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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143 Pieces

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Caption: Eve Ensler
Women are coming together to heal in community, with hands in the soil, in one of the most broken places on the planet, the Democratic Republic of ...

  • Added: Feb 08, 2019
  • Length: 28:31
Caption: john a. powell
Can humanity overcome divisions such as race, class, nation, religion, and gender roles to come together to solve the planetary emergency that thre...

  • Added: Feb 05, 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: Severine von Tscharner Fleming
In the next 20 years, farmland ownership in the U.S. will shift on a continental scale—400 million acres. Yet 70% of American farmland is owned by ...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2018
  • Length: 28:28
Caption: David McConville
“If success or failure of this planet and of human beings depended on how I am and what I do, then how would I be and what would I do?” asked visio...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Heather McGhee, Credit: Hardy Wilson
By around 2044, the U.S. will become a majority-minority nation. This seismic demographic shift has triggered a cultural earthquake, provoking a ra...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: Monica Gagliano
Are plants intelligent? If we knew their language what might they tell us? Potawatomi Indigenous ecologist and author Robin Kimmerer and evolutiona...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2018
  • Length: 28:31
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: Dedan Gills and Belvie Rooks
What’s it like to be in someone else’s skin? What if the color of the skin is different – say, black and white? What might happen when the descenda...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2018
  • 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: Nov 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:31
Caption: Danny Glover
How can we manifest the world we want, and who we want to be? Actor-activist Danny Glover and Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins, former CEO of Green For All, s...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2018
  • Length: 28:31
Caption: Mary Gonzalez, Credit: (c) Jennifer Esperanza
Somewhere in a typical American city, a woman wakes up to the noxious odors of a nearby sewage treatment plant. Her daughter carries a rescue inhal...

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  • Added: Oct 31, 2018
  • Length: 28:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: john a. powell
From nature's viewpoint, people are one species. Categories such as race, class, nation, religion and even many gender roles are human constructs. ...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2018
  • Length: 28:31
Caption: Reverend Fletcher Harper
For millennia, prophets, mystics and poets have illuminated the oneness of all life. Today biology is confirming that we are genetic kin with the e...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • 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: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 28:31