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Tribe of the New Flame: The Agroecology Revolution - Alex Eaton and Miguel Altieri | Bioneers Radio Series
Jun 17 • 27 min
Small farmers around the world are building an agro-ecological revolution based on self-sufficiency, food security, and freedom from fossil fuels and corporate control. In this program, we hear from two visionary agroecology innovators. Miguel Altieri is…
Shamans and Scientists: Changing the Landscape of Power - Mark Plotkin | Bioneers Radio Series 17 (2017)
Jun 10 • 28 min
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…
Breaking the Male Code: The Tyranny of Masculinity - Eve Ensler, Tony Porter, Dallas Goldtooth and George Lipsitz | Bioneers Radio Series XVII (2017)
Jun 3 • 27 min
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…
Power Struggle: The Unstoppable Rise of the Clean Energy Era - Danny Kennedy | Bioneers Radio Series XVII (2017)
May 20 • 27 min
Today in the fossil fuel-induced age of escalating climate disruption, the joker in the deck is the climate imperative to transition rapidly off fossil fuels worldwide. Clean energy has reached the proverbial tipping point - and the smart money is hot on…
Ripples of Community Resilience: Small Acts, Big Change - Trathen Heckman and Jessie Lerner | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
May 15 • 27 min
In neighborhoods across the country, citizens are building community resilience – one shovelful and one backyard at a time. Visionary citizen restorationists Trathen Heckman of Daily Acts and Jessie Lerner of Sustain Dane show how seemingly small acts…
Women Changing the Story: Mother Bears, Polar Bears and Women’s Leadership - Rose Aguilar, Sandra Steingraber, Vanessa Daniel, Eveline Shen | Bioneers Radio Series XIII (2013)
May 7 • 27 min
Women’s truths, perspectives and voices have been largely missing from the global conversation, but that is beginning to change as women awaken to their purposes and power. Courageous and eloquent women environmental and social justice leaders -…
Vice To Virtue: From Carbon Crisis to Carbon Farming - Calla Rose Ostrander and John Wick
Apr 29 • 27 min
How does a virtue become a vice? How does a basic building block of life turn into a threat to life? And how do you turn that vice back into a virtue? In this half-hour we visit with two unlikely pathfinders who are helping to revolutionize farming. Calla…
Where Angels Fear to Tread: Making Art that Heals the Broken Places - Lily Yeh | Bioneers Radio Series 10
Apr 1 • 26 min
How do we transform a vicious circle into a virtuous circle? How do we move from environmental degradation and the deterioration of human relations to restoration? From war to peace - from hatred to compassion - from isolation to community? How can one…
Inner Resilience: Back to Our True Nature - Dr. Gabor Mate | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Mar 25 • 27 min
Our physical health is intimately tied to environmental health, and to our emotional and spiritual ecology. Visionary physician Dr. Gabor Maté explores the deepest psychological, emotional and social forces leading to our society’s poor health and…
The Reluctant Psychonaut: How Psychedelics Changed Michael Pollan’s Mind
Mar 5 • 27 min
A quiet renaissance of serious medical research has once again arisen to study the therapeutic benefits of LSD and other psychedelics, including overcoming addiction and depression, to easing the existential terror of terminal illness. In this program,…
Cultural Mindshift: Full Spectrum Sustainability and Resilience - Timothy Burroughs, David W.Orr, and Tom Van Dyck | Bioneers Radio Series 16 (2016)
Mar 4 • 27 min
Climate is the trip wire for every other foundational ecological and biological system – as well as the basis for human civilization. As we face the long climate emergency, fortunately, skillful pathfinders are banding together to transform our ways of…
Welcome the Water: Climate-Proofing for Resilience - Henk Ovink | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Feb 11 • 27 min
In the face of global climate disruption, two billion people worldwide will be challenged by too much water, and nearly another two billion by not enough. When you fight nature, you lose, says Dutch water wizard and designer Henk Ovink. He’s dramatically…
From Slavery to Stardust: What Would Healing Look Like? - Thomas DeWolf, Belvie Rooks, and Dedan Gills | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Feb 4 • 27 min
What might happen when the descendants of a white slave trader and of slaves meet? That is the brave and wrenching journey of Thomas DeWolf , whose white ancestors were once the nation’s biggest slave traders, and Belvie Rooks and Dedan Gills ,…
Is Nothing Sacred? A Spiritual Response to the Ecological Crisis - Dekila Chungyalpa | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Jan 28 • 27 min
Religion is the oldest, most compelling moral framework for social action. As director of World Wildlife Fund’s Sacred Earth Program, Buddhist Dekila Chungyalpa shows how religion and spiritual consciousness are emerging globally as powerful forces for…
A Love That Is Wild: Why Wilderness Matters in the 21st Century - Terry Tempest Williams | Bioneers Radio Series XV
Jan 14 • 27 min
Writer, naturalist and activist Terry Tempest Williams asks “Can we love ourselves, each other and the Earth enough to change?” She invokes our deepest humanity to honor and protect the wilderness that’s the cauldron of evolution – and of our own…
Under The Skin, We’re All Kin: Reading the Minds of Animals - Carl Safina | Bioneers Radio Series XVIII (2018)
Jan 7 • 28 min
Calling someone an “animal” means they’re less than human – not worthy of respect, rights, or even of life itself. But in truth — and in biological fact — human beings ARE animals. Scientists continue to find that intelligence and what we call…
Who Is An American? Is Our Democracy As Unequal As Our Economy? - Heather McGhee | Bioneers Radio Series XVIII (2018)
Dec 19, 2018 • 27 min
By around 2044, the U.S. will become a majority-minority nation. This seismic demographic shift has triggered a cultural earthquake, provoking a radical spike in hate crimes. In times of massive disruption and economic stress, what Carl Jung called the…
Breaking the Male Code: The Tyranny of Masculinity - Eve Ensler, Tony Porter, Dallas Goldtooth and George Lipsitz | Bioneers Radio Series XVII (2017)
Dec 17, 2018 • 27 min
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…
Shamans and Scientists: Changing the Landscape of Power - Mark Plotkin | Bioneers Radio Series 17 (2017)
Nov 29, 2018 • 28 min
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…
Amazon Visions: Saving the Heart of the Planet - Atossa Soltani and Marina Silva | Bioneers Radio Series XIII (2013)
Nov 15, 2018 • 27 min
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…
Escaping Control: Linking Gender, Social Movements and Democracy - Gloria Steinem | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Nov 5, 2018 • 27 min
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…
Spirit in the Air: Reform, Revolution and Regeneration - Tom Hayden | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Oct 29, 2018 • 26 min
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…
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)
Oct 23, 2018 • 27 min
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,…
Earth Justice: Corporate Rights vs. The Rights of Nature - Thomas Linzey and Mari Margil | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Sep 24, 2018 • 28 min
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.
Cosmomimicry: We’re The Universe Mattering - David McConville | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Sep 17, 2018 • 27 min
“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…
The Path Home: Restoring Native Lands and Traditional Ecological Knowledge - Eriel Deranger, Valentin Lopez and Cara Romero | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Sep 10, 2018 • 26 min
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…
Climate Health, Your Health: Prevention Is Protection - Dr. Linda Rudolph and Dr. Barbara Sattler | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Sep 4, 2018 • 27 min
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…
Restorative Justice: From Harm to Healing - Fania Davis and Cameron Simmons | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Aug 29, 2018 • 26 min
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…
Spirit in Action: Three Virtues for the 21st Century - Sister Simone Campbell | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Aug 13, 2018 • 27 min
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…
Millions of Elders: Biomimicry and How Nature Would Do It - Dr. Dayna Baumeister and Marle Zanowick | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Aug 7, 2018 • 28 min
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…
Growing Collective Intelligence: Democratizing Technology and Citizen Science - Ben Knight and Shannon Dosemagen | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Jul 31, 2018 • 27 min
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…
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)
Jul 23, 2018 • 27 min
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,…
Art As Social Change: Birthing the Dawn Of A New Day - Climbing PoeTree and John Densmore | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Jul 18, 2018 • 27 min
“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…
We’re All Chimps: Or Are Animals Persons Too? - Roger and Deborah Fouts | Bioneers Radio Series 16 (2016)
Jul 8, 2018 • 27 min
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…
A Parade of Dwarves: Democratizing Wealth for a New Economy - Gar Alpervoitz and Ted Howard | Bioneers Radio Series XIII (2013)
Jun 25, 2018 • 26 min
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…
Natures Phoenix: Fire As Medicine - Chad Hanson and Frank Kanawha Lake | Bioneers Radio Series 17 (2017)
Jun 20, 2018 • 27 min
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…
Breaking the Male Code: The Tyranny of Masculinity - Eve Ensler, Tony Porter, Dallas Goldtooth and George Lipsitz | Bioneers Radio Series XVII (2017)
Jun 13, 2018 • 27 min
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…
Vice To Virtue: From Carbon Crisis to Carbon Farming - Calla Rose Ostrander and John Wick
Jun 4, 2018 • 27 min
How does a virtue become a vice? How does a basic building block of life turn into a threat to life? And how do you turn that vice back into a virtue? In this half-hour we visit with two unlikely pathfinders who are helping to revolutionize farming. Calla…
Green-Collar Jobs: Laboring into the Next Economy - Manuel Pastor, Maria Elena Durzazo, and Rev. Alexia Salvatierra | Bioneers Radio Series VIII (2008)
May 3, 2018 • 28 min
Labor leader Cesar Chavez helped ban DDT. Truckers are helping address appalling asthma rates at the filthy port of Los Angeles. And inner-city clergy, not suburbanites, led the latest victory against the big-box Wal-Mart stores sprawling over community…
Equal Rights Amendment: Time’s Up - Joan Blades, Kimberle Crenshaw and Jessica Neuwirth | Bioneers Radio Series XVII (2017)
Mar 5, 2018 • 28 min
Ever since women won the right to vote in 1920, women leaders and their allies have sought to pass an Equal Rights Amendment to drive total equality and justice for women into the U.S. Constitution. It did pass in 1972, but fell three states short of…
Whale Whisperers: Making Deep Contact - James Nestor | Bioneers Radio Series XVII (2017)
Feb 12, 2018 • 27 min
In the late 20th century, a handful of scientists proved that aquatic mammals have advanced communication capabilities and a consciousness strikingly similar to humans. Author and adventurer James Nestor leads us on a deep dive into the mystery of marine…
Patriarchy: Thousands of Years Old But Only a Few Days Deep - Cynthia Brix and Will Keepin | Bioneers Radio Series 17 (2017)
Jan 22, 2018 • 28 min
What will it take to begin to heal the deep wounds between women and men? What is the role of men in this transformation? Cynthia Brix and Will Keepin from Gender Reconciliation International say that only by bringing these wounds into the light can we…
Spirit in Action: Three Virtues for the 21st Century - Sister Simone Campbell | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Jan 3, 2018 • 27 min
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…
A Karmic Moment: Why Men Must Step Up Now to End Rape Culture - Eve Ensler | Bioneers Radio Series
Dec 18, 2017 • 5 min
In October 2016, before Trump was elected, Eve Ensler gave a visionary call at the Bioneers conference for men to put ending rape culture front and center in their lives and work. Candidate Trump, said Eve, is a phenomenon – something larger than the…
The Path Home: Restoring Native Lands and Traditional Ecological Knowledge - Eriel Deranger, Valentin Lopez and Cara Romero | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Dec 4, 2017 • 26 min
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…
Next Gen Farmers: A Land-Loving Story - Severine v T Fleming | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Nov 27, 2017 • 27 min
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 people 65 and older. How can we help young, motivated agrarians become successful farmers to whom retiring…
Backlash Moment: Converging at the Crossroads of Identity and Justice - Kimberlé Crenshaw | Bioneers Radio Series 17 (2017)
Nov 13, 2017 • 27 min
When Donald Trump rode a wave of white anxiety into the White House, it was part of a backlash to the Obama presidency, one that revealed an increasingly explicit white nationalism and revived an overtly exclusionary agenda: roll back rights and…
Wounds To Warriors: In the Wound Lies the Gift - Aqeela Sherrills, Ed Tick, and Eve Ensler | Bioneers Radio Series IX (2009)
Nov 6, 2017 • 26 min
Wounded warriors have walked through fire. They carry the scars forever, yet many have somehow managed to heal even the most horrific of their emotional wounds. Rather than turning away from those unimaginable traumas of war, abuse and violence, what can…
Ecstatic Revolt: The New Mythos of Eve - Eve Ensler | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Nov 1, 2017 • 26 min
As the creation story of Judeo-Christian beliefs, the biblical recounting of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden has long had profound influence around the world. So what’s it like to be named Eve? World-renowned playwright and activist Eve Ensler explores…
3-D Ocean Farming: Making a Living on a Living Planet - Bren Smith | Bioneers Radio Series XVII (2017)
Oct 16, 2017 • 27 min
What if there are ways to sustainably harvest protein and nutritious vegetables from the seas in ways that restore coastlines, local economies, produces abundant food, and sequesters vast amounts of carbon dioxide? Pathfinding ocean farmer Bren Smith has…
Mending the Earth: One Team and Everybody Wins - Tom Goldtooth, Anishnabe Winona LaDuke, Ilarion Merculief and The White Buffalo Souldier | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Oct 9, 2017 • 26 min
The way we see the world creates the world. If a new way of seeing is needed, what might that look like? Indigenous leaders Dakota-Dine Tom Goldtooth, Anishnabe Winona LaDuke, Aleut Ilarion Merculief and The White Buffalo Souldiers conjure a new paradigm…
Not Fate But Choice: Reinventing Fire for the Clean Energy Era - Amory Lovins | Bioneers Radio Series XII (2012)
Oct 2, 2017 • 27 min
Reinventing Fire for the Clean Energy Era - The internationally acclaimed energy and design strategist Amory Lovins shows how by 2050 we can run our energy system with no oil, coal or nuclear power. He says we can achieve that vision with clean energy and…
Real Change: The Political Gets Personal - Danny Glover and Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Sep 25, 2017 • 27 min
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, show how one sure path to resilience is to build community and social movements. That requires learning how…
Natures Phoenix: Fire As Medicine - Chad Hanson and Frank Kanawha Lake | Bioneers Radio Series XVII (2017)
Sep 18, 2017 • 27 min
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…
Welcome the Water: Climate-Proofing for Resilience - Henk Ovink | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Sep 11, 2017 • 27 min
In the face of global climate disruption, two billion people worldwide will be challenged by too much water, and nearly another two billion by not enough. When you fight nature, you lose, says Dutch water wizard and designer Henk Ovink. He’s dramatically…
Circles of Concern: The Secret Sauce of Social Movements - john a. powell and Mauel Pastor | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Sep 4, 2017 • 27 min
From nature’s viewpoint, people are one species. Categories such as race, class, nation, religion and even many gender roles are human constructs. Yet the world is riven by exploitation and violence driven by these perceived divisions at an epic moment of…
Indigenous Women Rising: Upholding the Hoop of Life - Woman Stands Shining, Patricia Gualinga, Crystal Lameman, Eagle Woman, and Eriel Deranger | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Aug 28, 2017 • 27 min
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 converging in one struggle. It is also the reconciliation of two different ways of knowing and being,…
Power Struggle: The Unstoppable Rise of the Clean Energy Era - Danny Kennedy | Bioneers Radio Series XVII (2017)
Aug 14, 2017 • 27 min
Today in the fossil fuel-induced age of escalating climate disruption, the joker in the deck is the climate imperative to transition rapidly off fossil fuels worldwide. Clean energy has reached the proverbial tipping point - and the smart money is hot on…
In Pursuit of Happiness: Becoming Beloved Community - John A. Powell and Grace Bauer | Bioneers Radio Series XIII (2013)
Aug 7, 2017 • 27 min
It’s obvious that we’re not here for ourselves. That makes no evolutionary sense. There’s something larger than us, and to the extent that we can live that and celebrate that, I think we’re healthier, and then that’s love. So I think if we think of love…
Beloved Community: Hello, My Other Self - Ilarion “Larry” Merculieff and Guadalupe Avila | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Jul 31, 2017 • 28 min
Hello, My Other Self. In todays radically shifting world, the name of the game is resilience - the capacity of both human and ecological systems to absorb disturbance, roll with the punches and come up standing. Resilience arises from building community -…
The Path Home: Restoring Native Lands and Traditional Ecological Knowledge - Eriel Deranger, Valentin Lopez and Cara Romero | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Jul 24, 2017 • 26 min
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…
Breaking the Male Code: The Tyranny of Masculinity - Eve Ensler, Tony Porter, Dallas Goldtooth and George Lipsitz | Bioneers Radio Series XVII (2017)
Jul 17, 2017 • 27 min
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…
Millions of Elders: Biomimicry and How Nature Would Do It - Dr. Dayna Baumeister and Marle Zanowick | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Jul 10, 2017 • 28 min
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…
Forest Lifeboat: From Spirit Bears to Victoria’s Dirty Secret - Tzeporah Berman | Bioneers Radio Series VIII (2007)
Jul 3, 2017 • 27 min
Courageous and innovative activists like Visionary Tzeporah Berman are on the front lines of the quest to save the world’s last remaining great wild forests. She is part of an unprecedented coalition coming together with the urgent knowledge that…
Future Generations Are Screaming: The Clean Energy Climate Challenge - Susan Marshall, John Fogarty, Alec Loorz and James Hansen | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Jun 26, 2017 • 27 min
The Clean Energy Climate ChallengeThe climate crisis is a crisis of governance and leadership. Will we move rapidly enough to realign our policies, politics and economy to stabilize the climate? Creative and innovative people from all walks of life are…
Good Jobs, Clean Environment: Both or Neither - Roxanne Brown and Charlotte Brody | Bioneers Radio Series XII (2012)
Jun 19, 2017 • 27 min
Both or Neither - The emerging green economy promises to provide large-scale job creation while healing the Earth and building the middle class. Roxanne Brown, Assistant Legislative Director for the United Steelworkers and Steering Committee member of the…
Digital Democracy: The Cyberworld of Citizen Activism - Brad Friedman, John Stauber and Joan Blades | Bioneers Radio Series VIII (2008)
Jun 12, 2017 • 27 min
Garbage in, garbage out, as the early computer innovators remarked about information. A vital free press is the single most important feedback loop in a democracy. New media including especially the Internet have challenged the supremacy of corporate…
Whale Whisperers: Making Deep Contact - James Nestor | Bioneers Radio Series XVII (2017)
Jun 5, 2017 • 27 min
In the late 20th century, a handful of scientists proved that aquatic mammals have advanced communication capabilities and a consciousness strikingly similar to humans. Author and adventurer James Nestor leads us on a deep dive into the mystery of marine…
Growing Collective Intelligence: Democratizing Technology and Citizen Science - Ben Knight and Shannon Dosemagen | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
May 29, 2017 • 27 min
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…
Shamans and Scientists: Changing the Landscape of Power - Mark Plotkin | Bioneers Radio Series 17 (2017)
May 22, 2017 • 28 min
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…
Nourishing the Future: Creating a Just and Healthy Food System for All - Malik Kenyatta Yakini, Oran Hesterman and Cathryn Couch | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
May 15, 2017 • 27 min
Communities around the country are working to create a new food future founded in health, justice and ecological wellbeing. Community activists Malik Kenyatta Yakini and Oran Hesterman are transforming Detroit through urban agriculture and helping…
Raced and Classed: The Journey From Diversity to Equity - Rinku Sen, Saru Jarayaman and Malkia Cyril | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
May 8, 2017 • 27 min
What we do to each other, we do to the Earth. To protect our common home, we’re being called upon to bridge our differences to create beloved community and peaceful coexistence. A new generation of visionary change-makers is reframing the race…
Climate Health, Your Health: Prevention Is Protection - Dr. Linda Rudolph and Dr. Barbara Sattler | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
May 1, 2017 • 27 min
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…
Welcome the Water: Climate-Proofing for Resilience - Henk Ovink | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Apr 24, 2017 • 27 min
In the face of global climate disruption, two billion people worldwide will be challenged by too much water, and nearly another two billion by not enough. When you fight nature, you lose, says Dutch water wizard and designer Henk Ovink. He’s dramatically…
Hanging On: Treetop Truths in Disruptive Times - Nalini Nadkarni | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Apr 19, 2017 • 27 min
Queen of the forest canopy” Nalini Nadkarni is riding a new current of innovative scientists uncovering previously unexplored wonders in the forest canopy. Her imaginative passion supersedes the boundaries of science to inspire and enlist people from all…
Wounds To Warriors: In the Wound Lies the Gift - Aqeela Sherrills, Ed Tick, and Eve Ensler | Bioneers Radio Series IX (2009)
Apr 10, 2017 • 26 min
Wounded warriors have walked through fire. They carry the scars forever, yet many have somehow managed to heal even the most horrific of their emotional wounds. Rather than turning away from those unimaginable traumas of war, abuse and violence, what can…
Cultural Mindshift: Full Spectrum Sustainability and Resilience - Timothy Burroughs, David W.Orr, and Tom Van Dyck | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Apr 3, 2017 • 27 min
Climate is the trip wire for every other foundational ecological and biological system – as well as the basis for human civilization. As we face the long climate emergency, fortunately, skillful pathfinders are banding together to transform our ways of…
Good Chemistry: Survival of the Most Compatible - John Warner | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Mar 27, 2017 • 27 min
Nontoxic hair color from the recipes of beetles, and a potential Alzheimer’s cure derived from applying nature’s operating instructions. The world-renowned “co-father of green chemistry,” John Warner, says: “We’re learning to do everything we want to do…
Ripples of Community Resilience: Small Acts, Big Change - Trathen Heckman and Jessie Lerner | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Mar 13, 2017 • 27 min
In neighborhoods across the country, citizens are building community resilience – one shovelful and one backyard at a time. Visionary citizen restorationists Trathen Heckman of Daily Acts and Jessie Lerner of Sustain Dane show how seemingly small acts…
Swimming Our Talk: Blue Mind, Ocean Heart - Wallace J. Nichols, Philippe and Alexandra Cousteau, and the Truckee High School Enviro-lution Club | Bioneers Radio Series XII (2012)
Mar 1, 2017 • 27 min
Blue Mind, Ocean Heart - Illuminating the magical underwater world, Jacques Cousteaus 1960s films and TV show caused a sea change by moving the hearts and minds of tens of millions. Marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols, ocean advocates Philippe and…
Church Without a Roof: Keeping the Faith with Creation Care - Fletcher Harper, Sally Bingham, and G.L. Hodge | Bioneers Radio Series XIII (2013)
Feb 22, 2017 • 27 min
For millennia, prophets, mystics and poets have illuminated the oneness of all life. Today biology is confirming that we are genetic kin with the entire diversity of life. Episcopal Reverends Fletcher Harper and Sally Bingham and Baptist Church…
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)
Feb 8, 2017 • 27 min
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,…
The Sophia Century: When Women Come Into Co-Equal Partnership - Osprey Orielle-Lake, Leila Salazar, and Lynne Twist | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Feb 1, 2017 • 27 min
Women-led movements arising around the world herald a profound shift that changes everything. Visionary women leaders Osprey Orielle-Lake, Leila Salazar and Lynne Twist report on the women leading the clean energy revolution in Africa, defending the…
Leading From the Feminine: Keepers of the Cradle of Life - Noris Binet, Nikki Silvestri and Pat McCabe| Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Jan 25, 2017 • 56 min
What does it mean to bring the “feminine” forward in leadership from diverse cultural and ethnic perspectives? How might a spectrum of views help us to integrate relational intelligence into all our leadership? With poet Noris Binet; Nikki Silvestri,…
100% Renewables: Late and Fast - Billy Parish and Marco Krapels | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Jan 18, 2017 • 27 min
Governments and businesses are recognizing climate chaos as the threat multiplier from hell. The answer is not business as usual. How about crowdfunding and democratizing investment in clean energy? Young change-maker turned clean energy entrepreneur…
Indigenous Women Rising: Upholding the Hoop of Life - Woman Stands Shining, Patricia Gualinga, Crystal Lameman, Eagle Woman, and Eriel Deranger | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Jan 11, 2017 • 27 min
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 converging in one struggle. It is also the reconciliation of two different ways of knowing and being,…
Regeneration: Wisdom of the Wild, Generosity of the Heart - Paul Hawken | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Jan 4, 2017 • 27 min
“For the first time in history, a civilization - its people, companies and governments - is trying to arrest the downspin and understand how to live on Earth, a watershed in human existence.” Globally renowned social entrepreneur and author Paul Hawken…
Where Angels Fear to Tread: Making Art that Heals the Broken Places - Lily Yeh | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Dec 27, 2016 • 26 min
How do we transform a vicious circle into a virtuous circle? How do we move from environmental degradation and the deterioration of human relations to restoration? From war to peace - from hatred to compassion - from isolation to community? How can one…
Ecstatic Revolt: The New Mythos of Eve - Eve Ensler | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Dec 21, 2016 • 26 min
As the creation story of Judeo-Christian beliefs, the biblical recounting of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden has long had profound influence around the world. So what’s it like to be named Eve? World-renowned playwright and activist Eve Ensler explores…
Making Tomorrow Today: The Power of Youth - Jessica Rimington, Rhummanee Hang, Thenmozhi Soundararajan, Manuel Francisco, Caleb Ryen, Amalia Anderson and Lily Dong
Dec 14, 2016 • 27 min
Dynamic young people are surmounting considerable social and economic obstacles by following their dreams to create a better world. Jessica Rimington, Rhummanee Hang, Thenmozhi Soundararajan, Manuel Francisco, Caleb Ryen, Amalia Anderson and Lily Dong are…
Escaping Control: Linking Gender, Social Movements and Democracy - Gloria Steinem | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Dec 7, 2016 • 27 min
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…
Beloved Community: Hello, My Other Self - Ilarion “Larry” Merculieff and Guadalupe Avila | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Nov 30, 2016 • 28 min
Hello, My Other Self. In todays radically shifting world, the name of the game is resilience - the capacity of both human and ecological systems to absorb disturbance, roll with the punches and come up standing. Resilience arises from building community -…
Mending the Earth: One Team and Everybody Wins - Tom Goldtooth, Anishnabe Winona LaDuke, Ilarion Merculief and The White Buffalo Souldier | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Nov 23, 2016 • 26 min
The way we see the world creates the world. If a new way of seeing is needed, what might that look like? Indigenous leaders Dakota-Dine Tom Goldtooth, Anishnabe Winona LaDuke, Aleut Ilarion Merculief and The White Buffalo Souldiers conjure a new paradigm…
Circles of Concern: The Secret Sauce of Social Movements - john a. powell and Mauel Pastor | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Nov 16, 2016 • 27 min
From nature’s viewpoint, people are one species. Categories such as race, class, nation, religion and even many gender roles are human constructs. Yet the world is riven by exploitation and violence driven by these perceived divisions at an epic moment of…
A Parade of Dwarves: Democratizing Wealth for a New Economy - Gar Alpervoitz and Ted Howard | Bioneers Radio Series XIII (2013)
Nov 9, 2016 • 26 min
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…
How Close Does It Have to Get? The Open Space of Democracy - Terry Tempest Williams | Bioneers Radio Series VI (2006)
Nov 2, 2016 • 28 min
Celebrated author Terry Tempest Williams elegantly blends language with landscape and regales the audience with deeply personal stories of transformation, both personal and political. She challenges us to bypass political rhetoric and opt for a deeper…
Real Change: The Political Gets Personal - Danny Glover and Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Oct 26, 2016 • 27 min
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, show how one sure path to resilience is to build community and social movements. That requires learning how…
Taking a Breath: Healing the Inner Environment - Dr. James Gordon | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Oct 19, 2016 • 27 min
“What I’d like to do is to be able to bring the possibility for hope and healing to people everywhere who need it. And to engage people in helping and healing themselves and each other, and to create the opportunity for them to do that.” Brain research is…
Art As Social Change: Birthing the Dawn Of A New Day - Climbing PoeTree and John Densmore | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Oct 12, 2016 • 27 min
“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…
Indigenous Peace Technologies: The Ancient Art of Getting Along - Jeannette Armstrong, Marlowe Sam, Evan Pritchard, Kxao=Oma and Megan Biesele | Bioneers Radio Series VII (2007)
Oct 5, 2016 • 28 min
From North America to the Kalahari, Jeannette Armstrong, Marlowe Sam, Evan Pritchard, Kxao=Oma and Megan Biesele share powerful stories of how indigenous social technologies have succeeded in resolving conflict, and still are.
Growing Collective Intelligence: Democratizing Technology and Citizen Science - Ben Knight and Shannon Dosemagen | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Sep 28, 2016 • 27 min
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…
Nourishing the Future: Creating a Just and Healthy Food System for All - Malik Kenyatta Yakini, Oran Hesterman and Cathryn Couch | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Sep 21, 2016 • 27 min
Communities around the country are working to create a new food future founded in health, justice and ecological wellbeing. Community activists Malik Kenyatta Yakini and Oran Hesterman are transforming Detroit through urban agriculture and helping…
The Path Home: Restoring Native Lands and Traditional Ecological Knowledge - Eriel Deranger, Valentin Lopez and Cara Romero | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Sep 14, 2016 • 26 min
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…
Fire in the Belly: Women Leading Social Change - Pennie Opal Plant, Colette Pichon Battle and Adrianna Quintero | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Sep 7, 2016 • 26 min
Harm to one is harm to all—and prevention is a question of human survival. From oil refinery accidents in California to the aftermath of the BP oil disaster in the Gulf South, leaders Pennie Opal Plant and Colette Pichon Battle are on the frontlines,…
Restorative Justice: From Harm to Healing - Fania Davis and Cameron Simmons | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Aug 31, 2016 • 26 min
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…
Spirit in the Air: Reform, Revolution and Regeneration - Tom Hayden | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Aug 24, 2016 • 26 min
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…
Cultural Mindshift: Full Spectrum Sustainability and Resilience - Timothy Burroughs, David W.Orr, and Tom Van Dyck | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Aug 17, 2016 • 27 min
Climate is the trip wire for every other foundational ecological and biological system – as well as the basis for human civilization. As we face the long climate emergency, fortunately, skillful pathfinders are banding together to transform our ways of…
Climate Health, Your Health: Prevention Is Protection - Dr. Linda Rudolph and Dr. Barbara Sattler | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Aug 10, 2016 • 27 min
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…
Spirit in Action: Three Virtues for the 21st Century - Sister Simone Campbell | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Aug 3, 2016 • 27 min
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…
Raced and Classed: The Journey From Diversity to Equity - Rinku Sen, Saru Jarayaman and Malkia Cyril | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Jul 27, 2016 • 27 min
What we do to each other, we do to the Earth. To protect our common home, we’re being called upon to bridge our differences to create beloved community and peaceful coexistence. A new generation of visionary change-makers is reframing the race…
Welcome the Water: Climate-Proofing for Resilience - Henk Ovink | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Jul 20, 2016 • 27 min
In the face of global climate disruption, two billion people worldwide will be challenged by too much water, and nearly another two billion by not enough. When you fight nature, you lose, says Dutch water wizard and designer Henk Ovink. He’s dramatically…
We’re All Chimps: Or Are Animals Persons Too? - Roger and Deborah Fouts | Bioneers Radio Series XVI (2016)
Jul 13, 2016 • 27 min
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…
All Love Begins with Seeing: Poetry and Justice for All - Shailja Patel | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Jul 11, 2016 • 27 min
Poetry and Justice for All. Shailja Patels unique artistry is a provocative global mash-up of genres. Shes a slam poetry champion and star of her award-winning, one-woman play Migritude about the intricate webs of global migration and cultural identity.…
Globalocal: The Migration of Grassroots Solutions - Mallika Dutt, Jay Vavra and Shannon Horst | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Jul 4, 2016 • 27 min
The Migration of Grassroots Solutions. Innovations usually arise locally. If conditions are right, they spread globally. That story is playing out around the world today. In India, human rights activist Mallika Dutt designed an elegant media campaign that…
Women and Power: “Power Over” or “Power To”? - Gloria Feldt and Reinette Senum | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Jun 27, 2016 • 27 min
Power Over or Power To? The future belongs to women. Around the world, women are inspiring each other to envision a world where women lead, but quite differently. Women are spontaneously redefining power and shaping it in novel ways. According to social…
Beloved Community: Hello, My Other Self - Ilarion “Larry” Merculieff and Guadalupe Avila | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Jun 6, 2016 • 27 min
Hello, My Other Self. In todays radically shifting world, the name of the game is resilience - the capacity of both human and ecological systems to absorb disturbance, roll with the punches and come up standing. Resilience arises from building community -…
Upscaling Goodness: Treehuggers, Earth Acupuncture and Community Forests - Andy Lipkis | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
May 30, 2016 • 27 min
Treehuggers, Earth Acupuncture and Community Forests. Los Angeles as a lighthouse of environmental restoration? You bet. After 40 years of increasingly connected neighborhood actions restoring the landscape of the City of Angels, Andy Lipkis and…
Tears in the Eyes: Dr. Jane Goodall’s Reasons for Hope - Dr. Jane Goodall | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
May 23, 2016 • 27 min
Rainbow in the Heart: Dr. Jane Goodalls Reasons for Hope. The visionary primatologist and conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall revolutionized primatology and helped us realize how close our kinship is with the animal kin-dom. It has been 50 years since Dr.…
Future Generations Are Screaming: The Clean Energy Climate Challenge - Susan Marshall, John Fogarty, Alec Loorz and James Hansen | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
May 16, 2016 • 27 min
The Clean Energy Climate ChallengeThe climate crisis is a crisis of governance and leadership. Will we move rapidly enough to realign our policies, politics and economy to stabilize the climate? Creative and innovative people from all walks of life are…
The Organic Revolution: From Hippie to Hip to Scale - Gary Hirshberg | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
May 9, 2016 • 27 min
From Hippie to Hip to Scale. 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 food and fair food ever feed seven billion people? How can the entire food chain…
An Oil Spill Runs Through It: Corporate Power and the Sliming of American Democracy - Jeff Clements, John Bonifaz and Dr. Riki Ott | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
May 2, 2016 • 27 min
Corporate Power and the Sliming of American Democracy. 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 spill off the pristine Santa Barbara coast, 20…
From Slavery to Stardust: What Would Healing Look Like? - Thomas DeWolf, Belvie Rooks, and Dedan Gills | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Apr 25, 2016 • 27 min
What might happen when the descendants of a white slave trader and of slaves meet? That is the brave and wrenching journey of Thomas DeWolf , whose white ancestors were once the nation’s biggest slave traders, and Belvie Rooks and Dedan Gills ,…
Education for Action: Reinventing Everything - David Orr, Anthony Cortese and Jess Rimington | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Apr 18, 2016 • 27 min
Reinventing Everything. Perhaps the single greatest systems error of human civilization is the illusion that people are somehow separate from nature not subject to the ground rules for the rest of the web of life. As a result, were getting an…
Molecular Psychology: Good Chemistry with Nature’s Green Chemistry - John Warner and Amy Cannon | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Apr 11, 2016 • 27 min
Good Chemistry with Natures Green Chemistry. Did you ever ask yourself who in their right mind would invent a convenience to keep food fresh that would one day litter the landscape, wash up on every beach around the world and release toxic substances into…
Inalienable: Belonging to the Earth Community - Joanna Macy | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Apr 4, 2016 • 27 min
Deep Ecology extends an inalienable right to life to all beings. Yet as the naturalist Aldo Leopold observed, “One of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives alone in a world of wounds.” Either harden your shell, or be a doctor. Joanna…
Is Nothing Sacred? A Spiritual Response to the Ecological Crisis - Dekila Chungyalpa | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Mar 28, 2016 • 27 min
Religion is the oldest, most compelling moral framework for social action. As director of World Wildlife Fund’s Sacred Earth Program, Buddhist Dekila Chungyalpa shows how religion and spiritual consciousness are emerging globally as powerful forces for…
Art As Social Change: Birthing the Dawn Of A New Day - Climbing PoeTree and John Densmore | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Mar 21, 2016 • 27 min
“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…
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)
Mar 14, 2016 • 27 min
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,…
Sharkskin, Hippo Sweat and the Wood-Wide Web: From Flat Earth to Whole Earth Thinking - Janine Benyus and Jay Harman | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Mar 7, 2016 • 27 min
The genius of nature’s design, recipes and principles is serving as the inspiration for redesigning human civilization. This Biomimicry revolution is spawning a next industrial revolution. Biomimicry masters Janine Benyus and Jay Harman illuminate the…
Cosmomimicry: We’re The Universe Mattering - David McConville | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Feb 29, 2016 • 27 min
“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…
Mending the Earth: One Team and Everybody Wins - Tom Goldtooth, Anishnabe Winona LaDuke, Ilarion Merculief and The White Buffalo Souldier | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Feb 22, 2016 • 27 min
The way we see the world creates the world. If a new way of seeing is needed, what might that look like? Indigenous leaders Dakota-Dine Tom Goldtooth, Anishnabe Winona LaDuke, Aleut Ilarion Merculief and The White Buffalo Souldiers conjure a new paradigm…
Shapeshifting Detroit: Overcoming Drive-By Economics - Malik Kenyatta Yakini, Lottie Spady and Sister Gloria Rivera | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Feb 15, 2016 • 27 min
The citizens of Detroit are challenging the failed policies that have long favored corporate wealth over the well being of city residents. Leading change-makers Malik Kenyatta Yakini, Lottie Spady and Sister Gloria Rivera are seeding community resilience…
Don’t Fence Me In: Linked Landscapes, Citizen Science And Wild Nature - Justin Brashares And Mary Ellen Hannibal | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Feb 8, 2016 • 27 min
As lion populations crash in Africa, baboon numbers explode. Associate Professor of Ecology and Conservation Justin Brashares illuminates how to stem the cascading harms of nature out of balance. Visionary author Mary Ellen Hannibal recounts inspiring…
The Sophia Century: When Women Come Into Co-Equal Partnership - Osprey Orielle-Lake, Leila Salazar, and Lynne Twist | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Feb 1, 2016 • 27 min
Women-led movements arising around the world herald a profound shift that changes everything. Visionary women leaders Osprey Orielle-Lake, Leila Salazar and Lynne Twist report on the women leading the clean energy revolution in Africa, defending the…
100% Renewables: Late and Fast - Billy Parish and Marco Krapels | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Jan 25, 2016 • 27 min
Governments and businesses are recognizing climate chaos as the threat multiplier from hell. The answer is not business as usual. How about crowdfunding and democratizing investment in clean energy? Young change-maker turned clean energy entrepreneur…
Real Change: The Political Gets Personal - Danny Glover and Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Jan 18, 2016 • 27 min
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, show how one sure path to resilience is to build community and social movements. That requires learning how…
Where Angels Fear to Tread: Making Art that Heals the Broken Places - Lily Yeh | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Jan 4, 2016 • 28 min
How do we transform a vicious circle into a virtuous circle? How do we move from environmental degradation and the deterioration of human relations to restoration? From war to peace - from hatred to compassion - from isolation to community? How can one…
From Bows and Arrows to Laptops: Marrying Traditional Knowledge with Web Technology to Save the Amazon - Chief Almir Narayamago Surui and Rebecca Moore | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Dec 28, 2015 • 28 min
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 with the Western world led to their decimation by disease, warfare and illegal logging and mining. The…
Busting the Drug War: The Dawn of Drug Policy Reform - Ethan Nadelmann | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Dec 21, 2015 • 28 min
Ethan Nadelmann, founder/director of the Drug Policy Alliance, the nation’s leading drug policy reform organization, traces the hidden history of drugs laws, which are intimately connected with racism and the political exploitation of people’s fears. He…
From Soap Operas to Avatars: Digital Diplomacy and Making Fiction into Fact - William Ryerson, Joshua S. Fouts and Rita J. King | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Dec 7, 2015 • 28 min
A popular character on a Spanish-language soap opera resonates so deeply with viewers that they become empowered and educated about reproductive health. Avatars in the virtual world called Second Life enable people of all faiths to better understand and…
Planting Buildings: The Living Building Challenge - Jason McLennan | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Nov 23, 2015 • 28 min
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 building does not pollute. It engages actively with the environmental around it. And its beautiful and…
Generation Green: Fulfilling the Promise of Jobs and Justice - Jerome Ringo and Billy Parish | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Nov 16, 2015 • 28 min
Climate change. Energy crisis. Economic collapse. We live in a time of unprecedented global crisisand opportunity. Theres a monumental amount of work to be done to make the transition to a restored world, yet young people are unemployed at astonishingly…
Earth Justice: Corporate Rights vs. The Rights of Nature - Thomas Linzey and Mari Margil | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Nov 9, 2015 • 28 min
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.
Sisters in Spirit: Women Transforming the World - Jensine Larsen and Sally Roesch Wagner | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Nov 2, 2015 • 28 min
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 ages? Perhaps as women write herstory into history, well see clearly the eternal power, brilliance and unique…
Why the World Doesn’t End: Recreation Myths of Nature and Culture - Michael Meade | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Oct 26, 2015 • 28 min
When a culture is disintegrating and the stories everybody believed in no longer fit, its time to rekindle our connection to ancient wisdom and universal truths. Mythologist, author and storyteller Michael Meade, founder of the Mosaic Multicultural…
Becoming a Habitat: Motherhood, Faith and the Environmental Human Rights Movement - Sandra Steingraber | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Oct 19, 2015 • 28 min
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 without our consent. Despite the odds, ecologist, author and mother Sandra Steingraber is an optimist. She’s…
Going Locavore: Urban Food Innovation and Community Transformation - Michael Pollan, James Ella James and Victoria Carter | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Oct 12, 2015 • 28 min
Our misbegotten industrial food system is one of our greatest vulnerabilities. It’s dangerously fossil-fueled, toxic, monocultural and centralized. The real cost of cheap food is very high to both people and planet. Urban food innovators are designing…
Ecstatic Revolt: The New Mythos of Eve - Eve Ensler | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Oct 5, 2015 • 27 min
As the creation story of Judeo-Christian beliefs, the biblical recounting of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden has long had profound influence around the world. So what’s it like to be named Eve? World-renowned playwright and activist Eve Ensler explores…
Ripples of Community Resilience: Small Acts, Big Change - Trathen Heckman and Jessie Lerner | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Sep 28, 2015 • 27 min
In neighborhoods across the country, citizens are building community resilience – one shovelful and one backyard at a time. Visionary citizen restorationists Trathen Heckman of Daily Acts and Jessie Lerner of Sustain Dane show how seemingly small acts…
Youth Solutionaries: Future Present - De’Anthony Jones, Chloe Maxmin and Xiuhtezcatl Martinez | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Sep 21, 2015 • 27 min
Youth movements are rising to restore people and planet. De’Anthony Jones, a former President of the Environmental Students Organization at Sacramento State, Chloe Maxmin, co-founder of Divest Harvard, and Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, hip-hop artist and Youth…
A Love That Is Wild: Why Wilderness Matters in the 21st Century - Terry Tempest Williams | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Sep 14, 2015 • 27 min
Writer, naturalist and activist Terry Tempest Williams asks “Can we love ourselves, each other and the Earth enough to change?” She invokes our deepest humanity to honor and protect the wilderness that’s the cauldron of evolution – and of our own…
Just Say No: Planet Hackers, Resistance Movements and Climate Justice - Naomi Klein and Clayton Thomas-Muller | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Sep 7, 2015 • 27 min
Climate change is more than an “issue.” According to renowned author and activist Naomi Klein, “It’s a civilizational wake-up call delivered in the language of fires, floods, storms and droughts.” She says it demands that we challenge the dominant…
Next Gen Farmers: A Land-Loving Story - Severine v T Fleming | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Aug 31, 2015 • 27 min
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 people 65 and older. How can we help young, motivated agrarians become successful farmers to whom retiring…
Indigenous Women Rising: Upholding the Hoop of Life - Woman Stands Shining, Patricia Gualinga, Crystal Lameman, Eagle Woman, and Eriel Deranger | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Aug 24, 2015 • 27 min
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 converging in one struggle. It is also the reconciliation of two different ways of knowing and being,…
Circles of Concern: The Secret Sauce of Social Movements - john a. powell and Mauel Pastor | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Aug 17, 2015 • 27 min
From nature’s viewpoint, people are one species. Categories such as race, class, nation, religion and even many gender roles are human constructs. Yet the world is riven by exploitation and violence driven by these perceived divisions at an epic moment of…
Archetypes in Every Woman: Renaissance of the Feminine - Jean Shinoda Bolen, Luisah Teish, and Sri Swamini Svatmavidyananda | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Aug 10, 2015 • 27 min
Archetypal stories guide our lives in profound and largely unconscious ways. Through reframing classic mythologies, we explore the resurgence of the archetypal feminine and its relationship to nature through a multi-cultural lens, with Jean Shinoda Bolen,…
Good Chemistry: Survival of the Most Compatible - John Warner | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Aug 3, 2015 • 27 min
Nontoxic hair color from the recipes of beetles, and a potential Alzheimer’s cure derived from applying nature’s operating instructions. The world-renowned “co-father of green chemistry,” John Warner, says: “We’re learning to do everything we want to do…
City of Joy: From Pain to Power - Eve Ensler and Brock Dolman | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Jul 27, 2015 • 27 min
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 Congo. Playwright and feminist Eve Ensler’s life-and-death struggle with cancer transformed her. At the…
Nature’s Intelligence: Interviewing The Vegetable - Robin Kimmerer and Monica Gagliano | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Jul 20, 2015 • 28 min
Are plants intelligent? If we knew their language what might they tell us? Potawatomi Indigenous ecologist and author Robin Kimmerer and evolutionary ecologist Monica Gagliano merge Traditional Ecological Knowledge with Western science for a surprising…
Game-Changing Climate Leadership: What Happens In California Doesn’t Stay in California - Tom Hayden, Vien Truong and Wade Crowfoot | Bioneers Radio Series XV (2015)
Jul 13, 2015 • 27 min
As the world’s eighth largest economy, California is emerging as the potential game-changer for global climate leadership. Using strategic alliances and smart policies that integrate ecology, economy and justice, these climate leaders show how: Tom…
They Don’t Call Her Mother Earth for Nothing: Women Re-imagining the World - Alice Walker, Jean Shinoda Bolen, Nina Simons, Sarah Crowell, Joanna Macy and Akaya Windwood | Bioneers Radio Series IX (2009)
Jul 13, 2015 • 28 min
Transformational women leaders are restoring societal balance by showing us how to reconnect relationships – not only among people – but between people and the natural world. This astounding conversation among diverse women leaders provides a fascinating…
Climbing Mt. Sustainability: Doing Well by Doing Good in the New Ecology of Business - Ray Anderson | Bioneers Radio Series IX (2009)
Jul 6, 2015 • 28 min
A handful of global business leaders are blazing trails to a biologically based “eco-nomics.” They are fundamentally recalculating core assumptions to allow business to make good returns killing the planet. Ray Anderson, leading-edge founder and CEO of…
Wounds To Warriors: In the Wound Lies the Gift - Aqeela Sherrills, Ed Tick, and Eve Ensler | Bioneers Radio Series IX (2009)
Jun 29, 2015 • 28 min
Wounded warriors have walked through fire. They carry the scars forever, yet many have somehow managed to heal even the most horrific of their emotional wounds. Rather than turning away from those unimaginable traumas of war, abuse and violence, what can…
Can’t Buy Me Love: Annie Leonard’s Story of Stuff - Annie Leonard | Bioneers Radio Series IX (2009)
Jun 15, 2015 • 28 min
As the consumer feeding frenzy has gone global, each seemingly innocuous purchase of stuff we make today leaves behind a devastating legacy of waste that will envelop and even poison future generations for centuries to come. Ironically, it’s not like all…
Business for the Common Good: Building Local Living Economies in the Age of Climate Change - Judy Wicks | Bioneers Radio Series IX (2009)
Jun 8, 2015 • 28 min
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 clock is running out on expensive (and vulnerable) practices such as the long-distance, fossil-fueled global…
Fair Food: Ending Slavery in the Fields - Lucas Benitez | Bioneers Radio Series IX (2009)
Jun 1, 2015 • 28 min
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 slavery and labor abuse that exists right here in the United States? The intense demand for cheap food from…
Beyond the Vagina Monologues - Eve Ensler | Bioneers Radio Series IX (2009)
May 25, 2015 • 28 min
For a decade, the award-winning play “The Vagina Monologues” has pro­ vided a startling window into the conflicted complexity of women’s relationships to their bodies and pervasive worldwide violence against women. By revealing the deeply personal stories…
The Green-Collar Economy: Jobs, Justice and Prosperity - Van Jones and Majora Carter | Bioneers Radio Series IX (2009)
May 18, 2015 • 28 min
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 people, is somehow good for the economy? But exactly that fiction of jobs versus the environment has been…
Formless Warriors: 21st Century Wisdom from Old-Growth Cultures - Enei Begaye, Dune Lankard and Hawk Rosales | Bioneers Radio Series IX (2009)
May 11, 2015 • 28 min
For thousands of years, First Peoples have successfully managed the complex reciprocal relationships between biological and human cultures using Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK). Yet no prior human civilization has ever faced the globalized…
Eco Schools: Educating for Sustainable Communities - Fritjof Capra, Cheryl Charles, and David Orr | Bioneers Radio Series IX (2009)
May 4, 2015 • 28 min
Most American schools are flunking out when it comes to how well they integrate ecological literacy across the curriculum. And many are doing no better than a C average with the idea that schools should be actively engaged in sustaining the natural and…
True Biotechnologies:Nature’s 100 Best Solutions for Climate Change - Janine Benyus, Stephan Dewar, David Orr and Jay Harman | Bioneers Radio Series IX (2009)
Apr 27, 2015 • 28 min
Some of the best minds on the planet are busy cataloguing possible solutions to the crisis of climate chaos. Scientists, entrepreneurs and educators on technology’s cutting edge offer a broad array of bio-based solutions that are already working to…
What’s Good for Life Wins: The Biomimicry Scientific Revolution - Janine Benyus, Jason McCiennan and Bob Hawkins | Bioneers Radio Series IX (2009)
Apr 20, 2015 • 28 min
Bathing suits modeled on sharkskin that win the Olympics. Low-energy display screens based on peacock feathers. Nature has done everything human societies want to do technologically-without mining the past or mortgaging the future. Acclaimed author,…
The Seaweed Rebellion: Saving the Earth by Saving the Oceans - Michael Stocker, Anne Rowley, and David Helvarg | Bioneers Radio Series VIII (2008)
Apr 13, 2015 • 28 min
Perhaps we should call it Watershed Earth. We’re made of water, totally dependent on it, yet water in turn depends on us to play our part in a good way. Mother Ocean is the primary regulator of Watershed Earth. But the marine news is heartbreaking. Ocean…
Becoming Fully Human: The Covenant of the Original Instructions - Winona LaDuke, John Trudell, and Evan Peter | Bioneers Radio Series VIII (2008)
Apr 6, 2015 • 28 min
The Original Instructions represent the ancient empincal wisdom of traditional ecological knowledge earned over generations and millennia by people living closely with the land and each other. They also comprise disarmingly simple counsel: be thankful,…
The Golden Rule: Restoring the Earth by Restoring Human Dignity - Paul Hawken | Bioneers Radio Series VIII (2008)
Mar 30, 2015 • 28 min
Could Western civilization’s oldest ethical instructions of the Golden Rule hold acute relevance to our planetary environmental crisis? Could restoring respect for human beings be the key to restoring the health of the planet? Author Paul Hawken has been…
Jaguars, Goats and Acequias: Cultivating the Landscape of a Wild Earth - Miguel Santistevan, Lani Malmberg and Peter Warshall | Bioneers Radio Series VIII (2008)
Mar 23, 2015 • 28 min
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 underfoot- the complex systems underlying life on Earth that we barely understand. It’s our inheritance, our…
Green-Collar Jobs: Laboring into the Next Economy - Manuel Pastor, Maria Elena Durzazo, and Rev. Alexia Salvatierra | Bioneers Radio Series VIII (2008)
Mar 9, 2015 • 28 min
Labor leader Cesar Chavez helped ban DDT. Truckers are helping address appalling asthma rates at the filthy port of Los Angeles. And inner-city clergy, not suburbanites, led the latest victory against the big-box Wal-Mart stores sprawling over community…
Beyond The Barcode: The Local Food Revolution - Michael Pollan | Bioneers Radio Series VIII (2008)
Mar 2, 2015 • 28 min
Because industrial agriculture is the single most destructive human activity against the environment, what we put on our collective plate and how we grow our food are going to be among the most decisive factors impacting the fate of the Earth and public…
Taking Back the Country from the Nation: Finding the Light in the Shadows - James Hillman | Bioneers Radio Series VIII (2008)
Feb 23, 2015 • 28 min
“We know what’s wrong… says the iconic Jungian psychotherapist and author James Hillman, “but do we know that knowing what’s wrong is some of what’s wrong?” Has “analysis paralysis” sapped our energy and determination to transform a failing world? Can we…
Digital Democracy: The Cyberworld of Citizen Activism - Brad Friedman, John Stauber and Joan Blades | Bioneers Radio Series VIII (2008)
Feb 16, 2015 • 28 min
Garbage in, garbage out, as the early computer innovators remarked about information. A vital free press is the single most important feedback loop in a democracy. New media including especially the Internet have challenged the supremacy of corporate…
Justice or “Just Us”: Environmental Justice as a Universal Human Right - Clayton Thomas Muller, Shawna Larson and Maryanne Hitt | Bioneers Radio Series VIII (2008)
Feb 9, 2015 • 28 min
The current industrial system generates 94 percent waste. It all lands somewhere, often ultimately in our bodies. A society that wastes its resources also wastes its people. Why are low-income communities and communities of color the perennial human…
Regeneration: Wisdom of the Wild, Generosity of the Heart - Paul Hawken | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Feb 2, 2015 • 27 min
“For the first time in history, a civilization - its people, companies and governments - is trying to arrest the downspin and understand how to live on Earth, a watershed in human existence.” Globally renowned social entrepreneur and author Paul Hawken…
Betting Big on a Native Dream: Coming Home to a “We” Culture - Greg Sarris | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Jan 26, 2015 • 27 min
Being an Indian in modern times has given rise to Indian casinos. Chairman Greg Sarris of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria found himself staring down the barrel of massive community resistance. Was it possible to create a casino that would uphold…
Inner Resilience: Back to Our True Nature - Dr. Gabor Mate | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Jan 19, 2015 • 27 min
Our physical health is intimately tied to environmental health, and to our emotional and spiritual ecology. Visionary physician Dr. Gabor Maté explores the deepest psychological, emotional and social forces leading to our society’s poor health and…
Millions of Elders: Biomimicry and How Nature Would Do It - Dr. Dayna Baumeister and Marle Zanowick | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Jan 12, 2015 • 27 min
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…
From Slavery to Stardust: What Would Healing Look Like? - Thomas DeWolf, Belvie Rooks, and Dedan Gills | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Jan 5, 2015 • 27 min
What might happen when the descendants of a white slave trader and of slaves meet? That is the brave and wrenching journey of Thomas DeWolf , whose white ancestors were once the nation’s biggest slave traders, and Belvie Rooks and Dedan Gills ,…
Escaping Control: Linking Gender, Social Movements and Democracy - Gloria Steinem | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Dec 29, 2014 • 27 min
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…
Earth Justice: Corporate Rights vs. The Rights of Nature - Thomas Linzey and Mari Margil | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Dec 22, 2014 • 28 min
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.
Wounds to Warriors: In the Wound Lies the Gift - Aqeela Sherrills, Ed Tick, and Eve Ensler | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Dec 15, 2014 • 28 min
Wounded warriors have walked through fire. Facing the unimaginable traumas of war, abuse, and violence, what can we learn from looking respectfully at their wounds? Aqeela Sherrills , Ed Tick , and Eve Ensler share their inspiring stories to help us…
Molecular Psychology: Good Chemistry with Nature’s Green Chemistry - John Warner and Amy Cannon | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Dec 8, 2014 • 27 min
Master green chemists and educators John Warner and Amy Cannon say the radical growth of green chemistry is showing we can have good chemistry with the Earth by emulating nature’s green chemistry, and do good business at the same time.
Security by Design: Environmental Security is Homeland Security - David Orr and Amory Lovins| Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Dec 1, 2014 • 27 min
The concept of national security is changing to encompass the nation’s internal resilience, health and environmental sustainability. What’s needed is the equivalent of a wartime mobilization to create a sustainable planet, say global energy strategist…
The New Abolitionists: Farewell, Fossil Fuels - Sandra Steingraber and Bill McKibben| Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Nov 24, 2014 • 27 min
Facing climate disruption, it’s imperative to fast-forward the transition to clean energy. The global movement to abolish fossil fuels is challenging the industry and its political domination. Renowned author and activist Bill McKibben and award-winning…
Going Locavore - Michael Pollan, Oran Hesterman, James Ella James, and Victoria Carter| Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Nov 17, 2014 • 28 min
Our misbegotten food system is one of our greatest vulnerabilities. It’s dangerously fossil fueled, toxic, monocultural and centralized. The real cost of cheap food is very high — to both people and planet. Urban food innovators are designing vibrant new…
Tears in the Eyes, Rainbow in the Heart: Dr. Jane Goodall’s Reasons for Hope - Dr. Jane Goodall | Bioneers 25th Anniversary Greatest Hits Series (2014)
Nov 10, 2014 • 27 min
The visionary primatologist and conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall revolutionized primatology by showing how close our kinship is with the animal kin-dom. “Dr. Jane” has inspired the world to save the rapidly dwindling chimpanzee populations and their…
Inalienable: Belonging to the Earth Community - Joanna Macy | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Oct 6, 2014 • 27 min
Deep Ecology extends an inalienable right to life to all beings. Yet as the naturalist Aldo Leopold observed, “One of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives alone in a world of wounds.” Either harden your shell, or be a doctor. Joanna…
Is Nothing Sacred? A Spiritual Response to the Ecological Crisis - Dekila Chungyalpa | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Sep 29, 2014 • 27 min
Religion is the oldest, most compelling moral framework for social action. As director of World Wildlife Fund’s Sacred Earth Program, Buddhist Dekila Chungyalpa shows how religion and spiritual consciousness are emerging globally as powerful forces for…
Art As Social Change: Birthing the Dawn Of A New Day - Climbing PoeTree and John Densmore | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Sep 22, 2014 • 27 min
“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…
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)
Sep 15, 2014 • 27 min
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,…
Sharkskin, Hippo Sweat and the Wood-Wide Web: From Flat Earth to Whole Earth Thinking - Janine Benyus and Jay Harman | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Sep 8, 2014 • 27 min
The genius of nature’s design, recipes and principles is serving as the inspiration for redesigning human civilization. This Biomimicry revolution is spawning a next industrial revolution. Biomimicry masters Janine Benyus and Jay Harman illuminate the…
Cosmomimicry: We’re The Universe Mattering - David McConville | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Sep 1, 2014 • 27 min
“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…
Mending the Earth: One Team and Everybody Wins - Tom Goldtooth, Anishnabe Winona LaDuke, Ilarion Merculief and The White Buffalo Souldier | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Aug 25, 2014 • 27 min
The way we see the world creates the world. If a new way of seeing is needed, what might that look like? Indigenous leaders Dakota-Dine Tom Goldtooth, Anishnabe Winona LaDuke, Aleut Ilarion Merculief and The White Buffalo Souldiers conjure a new paradigm…
Shapeshifting Detroit: Overcoming Drive-By Economics - Malik Kenyatta Yakini, Lottie Spady and Sister Gloria Rivera | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Aug 18, 2014 • 27 min
The citizens of Detroit are challenging the failed policies that have long favored corporate wealth over the well being of city residents. Leading change-makers Malik Kenyatta Yakini, Lottie Spady and Sister Gloria Rivera are seeding community resilience…
Don’t Fence Me In: Linked Landscapes, Citizen Science And Wild Nature - Justin Brashares And Mary Ellen Hannibal | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Aug 11, 2014 • 27 min
As lion populations crash in Africa, baboon numbers explode. Associate Professor of Ecology and Conservation Justin Brashares illuminates how to stem the cascading harms of nature out of balance. Visionary author Mary Ellen Hannibal recounts inspiring…
The Sophia Century: When Women Come Into Co-Equal Partnership - Osprey Orielle-Lake, Leila Salazar, and Lynne Twist | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Aug 4, 2014 • 27 min
Women-led movements arising around the world herald a profound shift that changes everything. Visionary women leaders Osprey Orielle-Lake, Leila Salazar and Lynne Twist report on the women leading the clean energy revolution in Africa, defending the…
100% Renewables: Late and Fast - Billy Parish and Marco Krapels | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Jun 30, 2014 • 27 min
Governments and businesses are recognizing climate chaos as the threat multiplier from hell. The answer is not business as usual. How about crowdfunding and democratizing investment in clean energy? Young change-maker turned clean energy entrepreneur…
Real Change: The Political Gets Personal - Danny Glover and Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Jun 23, 2014 • 27 min
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, show how one sure path to resilience is to build community and social movements. That requires learning how…
Hanging On: Treetop Truths in Disruptive Times - Nalini Nadkarni | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Jun 16, 2014 • 27 min
Queen of the forest canopy” Nalini Nadkarni is riding a new current of innovative scientists uncovering previously unexplored wonders in the forest canopy. Her imaginative passion supersedes the boundaries of science to inspire and enlist people from all…
Hanging On: Treetop Truths in Disruptive Times - Nalini Nadkarni | Bioneers Radio Series XIV (2014)
Jun 16, 2014 • 27 min
Queen of the forest canopy” Nalini Nadkarni is riding a new current of innovative scientists uncovering previously unexplored wonders in the forest canopy. Her imaginative passion supersedes the boundaries of science to inspire and enlist people from all…
Women Changing the Story: Mother Bears, Polar Bears and Women’s Leadership - Rose Aguilar, Sandra Steingraber, Vanessa Daniel, Eveline Shen | Bioneers Radio Series XIII (2013)
Nov 13, 2013 • 27 min
Women’s truths, perspectives and voices have been largely missing from the global conversation, but that is beginning to change as women awaken to their purposes and power. Courageous and eloquent women environmental and social justice leaders -…
Betting Big on a Dream: Coming Home to a “We” Culture - Greg Sarris | Bioneers Radio Series XIII (2013)
Nov 13, 2013 • 27 min
Given the extreme economic disenfranchisement of Native American tribes, being an Indian in modern times has given rise to Indian casinos. Chairman Greg Sarris of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria found himself staring down the barrel of massive…
Inner Resilience: Back to Our True Nature - Dr. Gabor Maté | Bioneers Radio Series XIII (2013)
Nov 13, 2013 • 27 min
Our physical health is intimately tied to environmental health, as well as to our emotional and spiritual ecology. Visionary physician Dr. Gabor Maté explores the deepest psychological, emotional and social forces leading to our society’s poor health and…
A Parade of Dwarves: Democratizing Wealth for a New Economy - Gar Alpervoitz and Ted Howard | Bioneers Radio Series XIII (2013)
Nov 13, 2013 • 27 min
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…
Church Without a Roof: Keeping the Faith with Creation Care - Fletcher Harper, Sally Bingham, and G.L. Hodge | Bioneers Radio Series XIII (2013)
Nov 13, 2013 • 27 min
For millennia, prophets, mystics and poets have illuminated the oneness of all life. Today biology is confirming that we are genetic kin with the entire diversity of life. Episcopal Reverends Fletcher Harper and Sally Bingham and Baptist Church…
Amazon Visions: Saving the Heart of the Planet - Atossa Soltani and Marina Silva | Bioneers Radio Series XIII (2013)
Nov 13, 2013 • 27 min
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…
One Percent Solutions: Climate Disruption, Fossil Billionaires and Democracy Deficits - Victor Menotti, John A. Powell, and Steven Hill | Bioneers Radio Series XIII (2013)
Nov 13, 2013 • 27 min
Conspicuous climate disruption is here now. At the same time, a global super-elite of fossil fuel mega-billionaires has cinched a political stranglehold on American democracy, energy policies and politics. How can these rogue financial titans be stopped?…
Resilience From the Ground Up: A New Strategic Narrative - Bill McKibben, Carolyne Stayton, Mary Gonzales, and Colonel Mark “Puck” Mykleby | Bioneers Radio Series XIII (2013)
Nov 13, 2013 • 27 min
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 wartime mobilization – this time to restore nature and human communities. Author and 350.org founder Bill…
In Pursuit of Happiness: Becoming Beloved Community - John A. Powell and Grace Bauer | Bioneers Radio Series XIII (2013)
Aug 19, 2013 • 27 min
It’s obvious that we’re not here for ourselves. That makes no evolutionary sense. There’s something larger than us, and to the extent that we can live that and celebrate that, I think we’re healthier, and then that’s love.So I think if we think of love in…
Disruptive Design: What Good Looks Like - Cheryl Dahle and Jason F. McLennan | Bioneers Radio Series XIII (2013)
Aug 14, 2013 • 27 min
One of the things that the children wanted in their school, which a lot of kids would want if they had the opportunity, is a river flowing through their classroom. Kids like that kind of thing, and engineers immediately have a kind of tick that develops.…
The New Abolitionists: Farewell, Fossil Fuels - Sandra Steingraber and Bill McKibben | Bioneers Radio Series XIII (2013)
Aug 7, 2013 • 27 min
I don’t want to write words that fill jail cells, and yet it is my abiding responsibility to protect my children from harm and plan for their future. And my neighbors feel the same way. If the air, food and water out of which our children’s bodies are…
Regeneration: Wisdom of the Wild, Generosity of the Heart - Paul Hawken | Bioneers Radio Series XIII (2013)
Jul 31, 2013 • 27 min
What we’re trying to do is not about winning, it’s about losing, and it’s about losing this burden of having to make it, to be rich, to be comfortable, to be seen, to be famous, to be followed, to be friended, to be known. We don’t need all that because…
Flavors of a Whole Community: Recipes for Food Justice - Nikki Henderson | Bioneers Radio Series XIII (2013)
Jun 10, 2013 • 27 min
How can a grocery store lift a community out of poverty? The People’s Grocery provides creative solutions to community health problems that stem from a lack of access to and knowledge about healthy, fresh foods. The personal journey of Executive Director…
A World That Works For All: Fireflies, Dumpsters, Soft Power and the Design Science Revolution - Elizabeth Thompson, Shelia Kennedy and Joel Edel | Bioneers Radio Series XII (2012)
Jun 29, 2012 • 27 min
Fireflies, Dumpsters, Soft Power and the Design Science Revolution - The visionary designer and architect R. Buckminster Fullers remarkable legacy inspires new generations to create the Design Science Revolution he first called for in the 1960s. Elizabeth…
Passing Through: Farming Fields of Dreams - Michael Ableman | Bioneers Radio Series XII (2012)
Jun 29, 2012 • 27 min
Farming Fields of Dreams - Our food and farming systems may top the list of the most destructive abuses of land in history. What needs to change? What models are there to guide us? Visionary organic farmer, food system entrepreneur and award-winning…
Conspiracy of Ancestors: The Indigeneity Essentials - Melissa K. Nelson | Bioneers Radio Series XII (2012)
Jun 29, 2012 • 27 min
The Indigeneity Essentials - Were all indigenous to planet Earth, but weve not been acting that way. Cultural ecologist, indigenous scholar and activist Dr. Melissa K. Nelson reminds native and non-native peoples alike that we all need to re-indigenize…
Taking a Breath: Healing the Inner Environment - Dr. James S. Gordon | Bioneers Radio Series XII (2012)
Jun 29, 2012 • 27 min
Healing the Inner Environment - Brain research is revealing astounding insights into the mechanisms of post-traumatic stress and neuroplasticity the brains ability to be rewired and re-trained. The world today is ravaged by traumas from war, privation and…
Swimming Our Talk: Blue Mind, Ocean Heart - Wallace J. Nichols, Philippe and Alexandra Cousteau, and the Truckee High School Enviro-lution Club | Bioneers Radio Series XII (2012)
Jun 29, 2012 • 27 min
Blue Mind, Ocean Heart - Illuminating the magical underwater world, Jacques Cousteaus 1960s films and TV show caused a sea change by moving the hearts and minds of tens of millions. Marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols, ocean advocates Philippe and…
Escaping Control: Linking Gender, Social Movements and Democracy - Gloria Steinem | Bioneers Radio Series XII (2012)
Jun 29, 2012 • 27 min
Linking Gender, Social Movements and Democracy - 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…
A Fantastic Object: Social Capitalism and the United States of Europe - Steven Hill | Bioneers Radio Series XII (2012)
Jun 29, 2012 • 27 min
Social Capitalism and the United States of Europe - Despite suffering severe shocks from the 2008 global economic and banking crisis, nations of the European Union have provided the world with a potent new economic species. Social Capitalism shares…
Good Jobs, Clean Environment: Both or Neither - Roxanne Brown and Charlotte Brody | Bioneers Radio Series XII (2012)
Jun 29, 2012 • 27 min
Both or Neither - The emerging green economy promises to provide large-scale job creation while healing the Earth and building the middle class. Roxanne Brown, Assistant Legislative Director for the United Steelworkers and Steering Committee member of the…
Security by Design: Environmental Security is Homeland Security - Amory Lovins and David Orr | Bioneers Radio Series XII (2012)
Jun 29, 2012 • 27 min
Environmental Security is Homeland Security - The concept of national security is moving beyond bullets, bombs, soldiers and warcraft to encompass the countrys internal resilience, health and environmental sustainability. Whats needed, say two leading…
Millions of Elders: Biomimicry and How Nature Would Do It - Dr. Dayna Baumeister and Marie Zanowick | Bioneers Radio Series XII (2012)
Jun 29, 2012 • 27 min
Biomimicry and How Nature Would Do It - Biomimicry is decoding astonishing treasures from natureandapos;s recipe book that we can mimic for our technological and industrial practices. Its also changing how we think: a crash course in environmental…
Not Fate But Choice: Reinventing Fire for the Clean Energy Era - Amory Lovins | Bioneers Radio Series XII (2012)
Jun 29, 2012 • 27 min
Reinventing Fire for the Clean Energy Era - The internationally acclaimed energy and design strategist Amory Lovins shows how by 2050 we can run our energy system with no oil, coal or nuclear power. He says we can achieve that vision with clean energy and…
Working With Nature to Heal Nature: Landscapes of Hope - John Liu | Bioneers Radio Series XII (2012)
Jun 28, 2012 • 27 min
Landscapes of Hope - Just like our bodies, nature has a profound capacity for healing and self-repair. Filmmaker-turned-ecological-restorer John Liu shifted from documenting Chinas massive environmental and societal upheavals to filming a groundbreaking,…
Radical Patriotism: Growing Growers and Seeding Leaders for a Real Food Future - Severine von Tscharner Fleming, Tyler Webb,Sarita Role Schaffer, Nikki Henderson and Anim Steel | Bioneers Radio Series XII (2012))
May 23, 2012 • 27 min
Growing Growers and Seeding Leaders for a Real Food Future What happens when green turns to grey? Fewer than 5 percent of 2 million American farmers are under 45 years old. Bucking that trend is the next generation of unstoppable young farmers Severine…
Women and Power: “Power Over” or “Power To”? - Gloria Feldt and Reinette Senum | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Jul 12, 2011 • 27 min
Power Over or Power To? The future belongs to women. Around the world, women are inspiring each other to envision a world where women lead, but quite differently. Women are spontaneously redefining power and shaping it in novel ways. According to social…
Upscaling Goodness: Treehuggers, Earth Acupuncture and Community Forests - Andy Lipkis | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Jul 12, 2011 • 27 min
Treehuggers, Earth Acupuncture and Community Forests. Los Angeles as a lighthouse of environmental restoration? You bet. After 40 years of increasingly connected neighborhood actions restoring the landscape of the City of Angels, Andy Lipkis and…
The Organic Revolution: From Hippie to Hip to Scale - Gary Hirshberg | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Jul 12, 2011 • 27 min
From Hippie to Hip to Scale. 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 food and fair food ever feed seven billion people? How can the entire food chain…
From Slavery to Stardust: What Would Healing Look Like? - Thomas DeWolf, Belvie Rooks and Dedan Gills | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Jul 12, 2011 • 27 min
What Would Healing Look Like? Whats it like to be in someone elses skin? What if the color of the skin is different say, black and white? What might happen when the descendants of a white slave trader and of black people who were enslaved meet?That is the…
Future Generations Are Screaming: The Clean Energy Climate Challenge - Susan Marshall, John Fogarty, Alec Loorz and James Hansen | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Jul 12, 2011 • 27 min
The Clean Energy Climate ChallengeThe climate crisis is a crisis of governance and leadership. Will we move rapidly enough to realign our policies, politics and economy to stabilize the climate? Creative and innovative people from all walks of life are…
Molecular Psychology: Good Chemistry with Nature’s Green Chemistry - John Warner and Amy Cannon | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Jul 12, 2011 • 27 min
Good Chemistry with Natures Green Chemistry. Did you ever ask yourself who in their right mind would invent a convenience to keep food fresh that would one day litter the landscape, wash up on every beach around the world and release toxic substances into…
Globalocal: The Migration of Grassroots Solutions - Mallika Dutt, Jay Vavra and Shannon Horst | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Jul 12, 2011 • 27 min
The Migration of Grassroots Solutions. Innovations usually arise locally. If conditions are right, they spread globally. That story is playing out around the world today. In India, human rights activist Mallika Dutt designed an elegant media campaign that…
Education for Action: Reinventing Everything - David Orr, Anthony Cortese and Jess Rimington | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Jul 12, 2011 • 27 min
Reinventing Everything. Perhaps the single greatest systems error of human civilization is the illusion that people are somehow separate from nature not subject to the ground rules for the rest of the web of life. As a result, were getting an…
An Oil Spill Runs Through It: Corporate Power and the Sliming of American Democracy - Jeff Clements, John Bonifaz and Dr. Riki Ott | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Jul 12, 2011 • 27 min
Corporate Power and the Sliming of American Democracy. 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 spill off the pristine Santa Barbara coast, 20…
Beloved Community: Hello, My Other Self - Ilarion “Larry” Merculieff and Guadalupe Avila | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Jul 12, 2011 • 27 min
Hello, My Other Self. In todays radically shifting world, the name of the game is resilience - the capacity of both human and ecological systems to absorb disturbance, roll with the punches and come up standing. Resilience arises from building community -…
All Love Begins with Seeing: Poetry and Justice for All - Shailja Patel | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Jul 12, 2011 • 27 min
Poetry and Justice for All. Shailja Patels unique artistry is a provocative global mash-up of genres. Shes a slam poetry champion and star of her award-winning, one-woman play Migritude about the intricate webs of global migration and cultural identity.…
Tears in the Eyes: Dr. Jane Goodall’s Reasons for Hope - Dr. Jane Goodall | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Jul 12, 2011 • 27 min
Rainbow in the Heart: Dr. Jane Goodalls Reasons for Hope. The visionary primatologist and conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall revolutionized primatology and helped us realize how close our kinship is with the animal kin-dom. It has been 50 years since Dr.…
Bread and Roses: Time Poverty, Super-Wealth and the Politics of Happiness - Annie Leonard and John de Graaf | Bioneers Radio Series XI (2011)
Jul 12, 2011 • 27 min
Time Poverty, Super-Wealth and the Politics of Happiness. At the same time the Great Recession has inflicted enormous pain and suffering, it has also caused people to take a deeper look at whats really important in our lives. Many are finding that time is…
Reinhabit, Rehydrate, Regenerate: Permaculture Designs for an Enduring Planet - Darren Doherty and Brock Dolman | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Jul 12, 2010 • 28 min
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 manufacturing to agriculture, energy production and waste management. No water, no life. Join master…
Don’t Mourn, Organize: Power and Passion for Environmental Justice and Democracy - Mary Gonzales and Peggy Shepard | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Jul 12, 2010 • 28 min
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 inhaler to school. Like hundreds of her neighbors, this woman is sick and tired of being sick and tired. Women…
Generation Green: Fulfilling the Promise of Jobs and Justice - Jerome Ringo and Billy Parish | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Jul 12, 2010 • 28 min
Climate change. Energy crisis. Economic collapse. We live in a time of unprecedented global crisisand opportunity. Theres a monumental amount of work to be done to make the transition to a restored world, yet young people are unemployed at astonishingly…
Where Angels Fear to Tread: Making Art that Heals the Broken Places - Lily Yeh | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Jul 12, 2010 • 28 min
How do we transform a vicious circle into a virtuous circle? How do we move from environmental degradation and the deterioration of human relations to restoration? From war to peace - from hatred to compassion - from isolation to community? How can one…
Going Locavore: Urban Food Innovation and Community Transformation - Michael Pollan, Oran Hesterman, James Ella James and Victoria Carter | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Jul 12, 2010 • 28 min
Our misbegotten industrial food system is one of our greatest vulnerabilities. Its dangerously fossil-fueled, toxic, monocultural and centralized. The real cost of cheap food is very high to both people and planet. Urban food innovators are designing…
Busting the Drug War: The Dawn of Drug Policy Reform - Ethan Nadelmann | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Jul 12, 2010 • 28 min
Ethan Nadelmann, founder/director of the Drug Policy Alliance, the nation’s leading drug policy reform organization, traces the hidden history of drugs laws, which are intimately connected with racism and the political exploitation of people’s fears. He…
From Soap Operas to Avatars: Digital Diplomacy and Making Fiction into Fact - William Ryerson, Joshua S. Fouts and Rita J. King | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Jul 12, 2010 • 28 min
A popular character on a Spanish-language soap opera resonates so deeply with viewers that they become empowered and educated about reproductive health. Avatars in the virtual world called Second Life enable people of all faiths to better understand and…
Planting Buildings: The Living Building Challenge - Jason McLennan | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Jul 12, 2010 • 28 min
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 building does not pollute. It engages actively with the environmental around it. And its beautiful and…
Why the World Doesnandapos;t End: Recreation Myths of Nature and Culture - Michael Meade | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Jul 12, 2010 • 28 min
When a culture is disintegrating and the stories everybody believed in no longer fit, its time to rekindle our connection to ancient wisdom and universal truths. Mythologist, author and storyteller Michael Meade, founder of the Mosaic Multicultural…
Sisters in Spirit: Women Transforming the World - Jensine Larsen and Sally Roesch Wagner | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Jul 12, 2010 • 28 min
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 ages? Perhaps as women write herstory into history, well see clearly the eternal power, brilliance and unique…
Becoming a Habitat: Motherhood, Faith and the Environmental Human Rights Movement - Sandra Steingraber | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Jul 12, 2010 • 28 min
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 - without our consent. Despite the odds, ecologist, author and mother Sandra Steingraber is an optimist. Shes…
Earth Justice: Corporate Rights vs. The Rights of Nature - Thomas Linzey and Mari Margil | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Jul 12, 2010 • 28 min
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 personhood consistently overrides the legal rights of citizens? And what about the rights of nature?Do rivers,…
From Bows and Arrows to Laptops: Marrying Traditional Knowledge with Web Technology to Save the Amazon - Chief Almir Narayamago Surui and Rebecca Moore | Bioneers Radio Series X (2010)
Jul 12, 2010 • 28 min
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 with the Western world led to their decimation by disease, warfare and illegal logging and mining. The…