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“What has made this fire season so terrifying isn’t the size or intensity of the fires, awful as they were, but the enormous clouds of smoke that have come with them. ” Jason Mark, editor of Sierra Magazine
Join Joel Solomon in San Francisco on October 19th at Commonwealth Club of California for a talk and discussion on the clean money revolution.
john a. powell collaborates with Arthur Brooks, head of the American Enterprise Institute on a bipartisan plea to stop “othering” those living on the economic margins.
Manmade “dam analogues” could help beavers recolonize former habitats — and help fish in the process. Great article featuring Brock Dolman, long time Bioneers faculty member and speaker at #Bioneers2017
The 2017 Women’s Congress for Future Generations is taking place in Minnesota Nov. 3-5. Explore the intersections of climate, health and justice and explore how we can give power to stories that need to be told in this important political and cultural moment. Register today!
“If we only respond to the past, we will only get answers that fit the past,” says Dutch water expert Henk Ovink
Adrianna Quintero comments on Hurricane Maria and Puerto Rico’s water infrastructure in The Hill
Have you heard about Carl Anthony’s new book about race and place that bridges long-standing racial divides? See him speak at Impact Hub Oakland on October 18th and be sure to attend his book signing at #Bioneers2017!
“Turnout wins midterms. Everything else is a waste of time, energy, resources, and breath.” Steve Phillips’ latest column in The Nation Magazine
“One-sixth of the nation’s advanced energy workforce works in California. Our state is home to America’s largest solar workforce.” Danny Kennedy in a recent opinion piece for the East Bay Times
Calla Rose Ostrander and the Marin Carbon Project featured on KRCB! For more, listen to Calla Rose Ostrander and John Wick speak about carbon drawdown and abrupt climate change on the latest episode of For the Wild podcast.
Incisive and provocative article by Mark Hertsgaard, investigative editor for The Nation Magazine
“In the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Americans have been compelled to face an indisputable fact: Climate change is real and it has set upon us.” Vien Truong of Green For All
From our friends at the Pachamama Alliance – take this free, self-guided online course! The ‘Awakening the Dreamer’ Online Course allows you to look squarely at the state of the world—where we are and how we got here—and then explore what role you can play in bringing forth an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling, socially just human presence on this planet. It will be a timely introduction to the issues of our time and will get you thinking about your unique role in how you can get involved and make a difference.
“Above all, fight to protect all life; be a voice for all those that can’t speak, and never give up hope.” Kandi Mossett on For the Wild – listen today!
Bioneers Co-Founders, Nina Simons and Kenny Ausubel, have been featured on The Grow Network’s 11 People Inspiring and Leading Change in Natural Health. Learn more »
Urban agriculture pioneer Malik Yakini featured in YES! Magazine
“There’s nothing I’d rather do than help co-create the world that is loving and peaceful and kind.” Listen to Bioneers co-founder Nina Simons on the My Home Planet Podcast
Jody Holmes of Stand is featured in this week’s episode of For the Wild podcast. Tune in to hear about this forest defender and primary architect of the historic Great Bear Rainforest Agreements which protected the largest expanses of old growth temperate rainforest in the world.
“Our cosmology says that what’s on the other side of the stars is a reflection of what’s here,” Chief Oren Lyons tells me. “In that story, on the other side, they’re playing the game.”
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez’s op-ed for the Washington Examiner is response to a critique by one of the paper’s writers.
Jade Begay has received the Google Jump Award for her project Blood Memory VR (Virtual Reality) that uses storytelling and technology to protect sacred places. It will be an experience that helps us remember our invaluable connection to the land, to the water and to the living world. Congrats Jade!
The "Farmer's Market" song is a featured SINGLE from the world's first plantable music album – "Alive & Awake" – a coming of age adventure about our quest for the meaning of life. It's also a great gift for youth and families in these times of change! Get your copy today at aaronableman.com/store!
Posted by Aaron Ableman on Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Have you heard this the new single from Aaron Ableman?
“Many workers are afraid to protest and many consumers care more about free range chickens than they do about free range people.” Saru Jayaraman in a great profile by Jonah Raskin
You’re invited to celebrate budding nature-inspired entrepreneurs at the 2017 #Biomimicry Pitch Event and Technology Showcase hosted by the Biomimicry Institute and Ray C. Anderson Foundation.
Activist Eriel Tchekwie Deranger speaks about the largest industrial project in the world, the Tarsands in Alberta, Canada, and strategize about the future of the fossil fuel resistance in the latest episode of For the Wild. And help Eriel and her organization, Indigenous Climate Action, win $150K! Vote everyday until Oct 19, 2017.
Exciting news! Bioneers founders Kenny Ausubel and Nina Simons will be honored as the 2017 recipients of the prestigious 五井平和財団 / The Goi Peace Foundation Award for their “pioneering work to promote nature-inspired innovations for restoring the Earth and our human community.
“The idea that we live on Planet Water, where life is endemic, is worth a bit more pondering and unpacking.” Brock Dolman in his latest essay for Center for Humans and Nature