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The Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature is an award-winning annual 13-part radio and audio series featuring breakthrough solutions for people and planet.The greatest social and scientific innovators of our time celebrate the genius of nature and human ingenuity. The kaleidoscopic scope covers biomimicry, ecological design, social and racial justice, women’s leadership, ecological medicine, indigenous knowledge, spirituality and psychology. It’s leading-edge, hopeful, charismatic, provocative, timely and timeless – like nothing you’ve heard before.

The Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature is an award-winning annual 13-part radio and audio series featuring breakthrough solutions for people and planet.The greatest social and scientific innovators of our time celebrate the genius of nature and human ingenuity. The kaleidoscopic scope covers biomimicry, ecological design, social and racial justice, women’s leadership, ecological medicine, indigenous knowledge, spirituality and psychology. It’s leading-edge, hopeful, charismatic, provocative, timely and timeless – like nothing you’ve heard before.
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The Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature is an award-winning annual 13-part radio and audio series featuring breakthrough solutions for people and planet.The greatest social and scientific innovators of our time celebrate the genius of nature and human ingenuity. The kaleidoscopic scope covers biomimicry, ecological design, social and racial justice, women’s leadership, ecological medicine, indigenous knowledge, spirituality and psychology. It’s leading-edge, hopeful, charismatic, provocative, timely and timeless – like nothing you’ve heard before.

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English

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505-986-0366


Episodes

Breaking the Male Code: The Tyranny of Masculinity - Eve Ensler, Tony Porter, Dallas Goldtooth and George Lipsitz | Bioneers Radio Series XVII (2017)

12/17/2018
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To transform our culture from its focus on dominance and hierarchy to one of connection, empathy and collaboration, it’s vital that we re-envision the essential (or archetypal) masculine, which changes everything. This rarely tackled topic is the subject of a deeply authentic dialogue among Playwright and activist Eve Ensler and three men working to change men and change the story: Tony Porter, co-founder, A Call To Men; Dallas Goldtooth, Indigenous activist, member of the 1491’s Native...

Duration:00:27:21

Shamans and Scientists: Changing the Landscape of Power - Mark Plotkin | Bioneers Radio Series 17 (2017)

11/29/2018
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As we hurtle into the Sixth Age of Extinctions, we face the cataclysmic loss of half the world’s biological diversity. 80% of the remaining biodiversity is on Indigenous lands. Ethnobotanist and Indigenous rights advocate Mark Plotkin of the Amazon Conservation Team tells us how scientists are helping protect the people who will protect the land, and the age-old wisdom that’s imperative for our future.

Duration:00:27:26

Amazon Visions: Saving the Heart of the Planet - Atossa Soltani and Marina Silva | Bioneers Radio Series XIII (2013)

11/15/2018
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If the rate of destruction doesn’t change, by the year 2020 most of the Amazon ecosystem – the lungs of the planet - will be destroyed or irreparably damaged. But not if these visionary leaders can help it. Amazon Watch founder Atossa Soltani has supported local indigenous peoples to protect the rainforest and their lifeways. Legendary rainforest champion Marina Silva , Brazil’s past Minister of the Environment and Presidential candidate, offers deep wisdom and vision.

Duration:00:28:27

Escaping Control: Linking Gender, Social Movements and Democracy - Gloria Steinem | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)

11/5/2018
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World-renowned feminist, writer and change-maker Gloria Steinem connects the dots among disparate social movements to reveal the common patterns of oppression that underlie them all. From gender and race to democracy and universal spirituality, she weaves a unifying vision of a richly human and humane world where all people are valued for their uniqueness and full humanity.

Duration:00:27:50

Spirit in the Air: Reform, Revolution and Regeneration - Tom Hayden | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)

10/29/2018
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In times of massive social change, personal biography can coincide with historical epochs to produce leaders who embody the spirit of the times. Lifelong activist, author, politician, and visionary Tom Hayden shares the long view of social change movements. He traces the arc of struggle that has led to this epic moment when the climate crisis and the crisis of inequality are colliding with global civilization and survival is the mother of invention.

Duration:00:26:36

The Marriage of the Sun and Moon: The Truth and Reconciliation of Gender - Pat McCabe, Cynthia Brix, Will Keepin and Pele Rouge | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)

10/23/2018
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Today gender reconciliation is a burgeoning new movement for transformational healing. Gender reconciliation visionaries Pat McCabe, Cynthia Brix, Will Keepin and Pele Rouge share powerful stories of transformation from the personal to the societal, including the nation of South Africa.

Duration:00:27:30

Earth Justice: Corporate Rights vs. The Rights of Nature - Thomas Linzey and Mari Margil | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)

9/24/2018
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Why does “corporate personhood” consistently override the legal rights of citizens? And what about the rights of nature? Join innovative environmental attorneys Thomas Linzey and Mari Margil for breakthroughs on the ground of democracy.

Duration:00:28:29

Cosmomimicry: We’re The Universe Mattering - David McConville | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)

9/17/2018
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“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 visionary designer Buckminster Fuller. Buckminster Fuller Institute Board President David McConville says our view of the universe profoundly shapes our future as a species, and it’s changing radically.

Duration:00:28:28

The Path Home: Restoring Native Lands and Traditional Ecological Knowledge - Eriel Deranger, Valentin Lopez and Cara Romero | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)

9/10/2018
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Although colonial systems of oppression have radically damaged relationships between tribal communities and their traditional lands, a new generation of First Nations activists is working to restore those connections and safeguard Indigenous identity for future generations. They’re protecting traditional territories and sacred sites from harm, and renewing Indigenous land stewardship. With: Eriel Deranger of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, Valentin Lopez, Amah Mutsun Tribal Band, and...

Duration:00:26:43

Climate Health, Your Health: Prevention Is Protection - Dr. Linda Rudolph and Dr. Barbara Sattler | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)

9/4/2018
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Climate disruption is harmful to your health. Dr. Linda Rudolph and Dr. Barbara Sattler are showing how our success or failure as a civilization may well hinge on how ingenious, nimble and socially just our public health systems can become in restoring the ecosystem health on which all health depends. And doing the right thing is good for our health.

Duration:00:26:56

Restorative Justice: From Harm to Healing - Fania Davis and Cameron Simmons | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)

8/29/2018
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Oakland, California, has had the reputation of being one of the most dangerous cities in the country. Then the Restorative Justice movement started boldly showing how quickly that reputation can be turned around by arresting the cycle of youth violence and incarceration early: in schools and juvenile justice policies. With: Restorative Justice leaders Fania Davis and Cameron Simmons.

Duration:00:26:11

Spirit in Action: Three Virtues for the 21st Century - Sister Simone Campbell | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)

8/13/2018
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When we allow our hearts to be broken open by hearing the stories of our fellow human beings, we build community and compassion. That is the passionate message of Sister Simone Campbell, one of the most renowned figures in contemporary faith-based progressive activism. She and the other rebel Nuns on the Bus are touring the country, bridging divides, transforming politics and keeping the faith.

Duration:00:27:16

Millions of Elders: Biomimicry and How Nature Would Do It - Dr. Dayna Baumeister and Marle Zanowick | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)

8/7/2018
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Biomimicry is decoding astonishing treasures from nature’s recipe book that we can mimic for our technological and industrial practices. Biomimicry Guild co-founder Dr. Dayna Baumeister chronicles the latest biomimicry inventions and educational breakthroughs. The U.S. Government’s first certified biomimicry professional, Marie Zanowick , shows how biomimicry is influencing federal policy and actions.

Duration:00:28:19

Growing Collective Intelligence: Democratizing Technology and Citizen Science - Ben Knight and Shannon Dosemagen | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)

7/31/2018
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A new wave of technologies designed to regenerate people, planet and democracy is emerging in ingenious ways. Designers are creating online software for democratic group decision-making that weaves diverse perspectives into a coherent whole. And citizen science is spreading low-tech, high-impact tools that empower communities to work directly with data and mapping that can save them from harm and hold perpetrators accountable. With: democracy technologist Ben Knight of Loomio, and citizen...

Duration:00:26:56

We're a Culture, Not a Costume: Fighting Racism in Schools - Dahkota Brown, Chiitaanibah Johnson, Jayden Lim, and Naelyn Pike | Bioneers Radio Series 17 (2017)

7/23/2018
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Native American students face racism throughout their education, from racist mascots to the historical erasure of the American genocide from textbooks. In this passionate conversation, Indigenous Rights Activists Dahkota Brown, Chiitaanibah Johnson, Jayden Lim, and Naelyn Pike share stories of their own experiences and how they are working to abolish racism in schools.

Duration:00:27:33

Art As Social Change: Birthing the Dawn Of A New Day - Climbing PoeTree and John Densmore | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)

7/18/2018
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“Art is not a mirror held up to reality, but a hammer with which to shape it.” - Bertolt Brecht John Densmore, legendary drummer of the Doors, joins visionary spoken word duo Climbing PoeTree in an exploration of creativity and social change. This episode of Bioneers Radio features exclusive interviews with the artists and a special Bioneers performance of Jim Morrison's poem, "American Prayer".

Duration:00:27:50

We’re All Chimps: Or Are Animals Persons Too? - Roger and Deborah Fouts | Bioneers Radio Series 16 (2016)

7/8/2018
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In Western civilization, human beings are considered the exceptional species and uniquely intelligent. Yet science is consistently revealing our intimate biological kinship with all species, especially the primates with whom we share 99% of our DNA. The breakthrough primatologist researchers Roger and Deborah Fouts take us on their amazing journey with chimpanzees that shows that, not only are people animals, but animals seem to be people too.

Duration:00:27:41

A Parade of Dwarves: Democratizing Wealth for a New Economy - Gar Alpervoitz and Ted Howard | Bioneers Radio Series XIII (2013)

6/25/2018
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How extreme is wealth disparity in the US? Imagine every person in the economy walks by, in order of income from low to high, with heights proportional to what people make. You’d see mostly a parade of dwarves, with some unbelievable giants at the very end. Political economist and historian Gar Alperovitz and social entrepreneur Ted Howard of the Democracy Collaborative depict breakthrough models for breaking this vicious cycle by democratizing wealth, ownership and access to capital.

Duration:00:26:32

Natures Phoenix: Fire As Medicine - Chad Hanson and Frank Kanawha Lake | Bioneers Radio Series 17 (2017)

6/20/2018
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Contemporary Western fire science is integrating what Indigenous Peoples discovered over thousands of years of observation, and trial and error: fire is key to optimizing forest vitality and biodiversity. The merging of these two ways of knowing could signal the end to our misguided policy of fire suppression, and the beginning of fire-resilient communities with a new relationship to one of nature’s most elemental and fearful forces. With fire ecologists Chad Hanson and Frank Kanawha Lake.

Duration:00:27:21

Breaking the Male Code: The Tyranny of Masculinity - Eve Ensler, Tony Porter, Dallas Goldtooth and George Lipsitz | Bioneers Radio Series XVII (2017)

6/13/2018
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To transform our culture from its focus on dominance and hierarchy to one of connection, empathy and collaboration, it’s vital that we re-envision the essential (or archetypal) masculine, which changes everything. This rarely tackled topic is the subject of a deeply authentic dialogue among Playwright and activist Eve Ensler and three men working to change men and change the story: Tony Porter, co-founder, A Call To Men; Dallas Goldtooth, Indigenous activist, member of the 1491’s Native...

Duration:00:27:21