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In deep contrast to the “human vs. nature” dichotomy underpinning much Western thought, Indigenous Peoples share a worldview that humans are a part of nature’s interconnected systems. It’s not surprising that Indigenous Peoples are at the forefront of a growing movement to acknowledge the legal “Rights of Nature.” Below is a panel conversation featuring world-renowned…
Humans have forgotten how to breathe correctly, so the journalist James Nestor traveled the world to find out where we went wrong. In his new book, "Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art," Nestor tells the tale of exploring secret Soviet facilities, the smoggy streets of São Paulo and beyond, to learn the hidden science behind powerful ancient breathing practices.
In his new book, "Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds, and Shape Our Futures," biologist Merlin Drake shares the wisdom he's learned from studying fungi — a diverse kingdom of organisms essential to how our world and minds work.
Can an apology release the trauma, grief, rage and disfigurement arising from past abuse? If the perpetrator does not apologize, can you still resolve or reconcile the trauma and hurt? Artist, playwright, performer and activist Eve Ensler, now known as V, chose to face these questions to resolve her own relationship with her abusive late father.
A swift move into outdoor learning may well be the only way that school districts can reopen safely with maximum enrollment while minimizing risk.
Mari Margil and Bill Twist discuss how Indigenous people, communities, countrie and courts have continued the struggle to secure the highest legal protections for nature, and how you can become part of this growing movement.
Bioneers interviews the indescribable performer Zarina Kopyrina, exploring her roots in Siberia’s Yakutia region, steeped in an ancient and still vibrant shamanic culture, and her extraordinary life trajectory.
Vanessa Raditz from the Queer Ecojustice Project offers insights into the many forms of queer resilience, uplifting the resistance, visibility and power of LGBTQ+ people in movements for justice, care and liberation.
For 30 years, Bioneers has acted as a fertile hub of game-changing social and scientific innovators with breakthrough solutions for the world’s most pressing environmental and social challenges. A celebration of the genius of nature and human ingenuity, Bioneers connects people with solutions and each other through our acclaimed annual national conference, award-winning media, local Bioneers Network events, and visionary programs and initiatives. Learn more about Bioneers.
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