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Justice
Deep Listening: Whale Culture, Interspecies Communication, and Knowing Your Place
Podcasts

Dr. Shane Gero, a visionary marine biologist, is angling to crack the code of sperm whale communication. His mind-bending research is transforming what we thought we knew about these ancient leviathans. What can whale culture teach us, and can deep listening help us learn to coexist respectfully in kinship with these guardians of the deep?

Eco-Nomics
The Fight Against Plastic: Exploring Industry Responsibility and Solutions

This week’s newsletter explores all things plastic, from its revolutionary start to becoming a global crisis.

Restoring Ecosystems
From Plastic Mythology to Environmental Reality: Experts Discuss the Crisis

Explore the urgent issue of plastic pollution as leading experts expose industry-driven myths and offer real solutions in this in-depth conversation from the 2023 Bioneers Conference.

Restoring Ecosystems
What You Need To Know About Microplastics and Textiles

A primary source of microplastic pollution is synthetic fibers, produced and promoted by the apparel and textile industry.

Restoring Ecosystems
After Decades Of Oil Drilling, Indigenous Waorani Group Fights New Industry Expansions In Ecuador

Their efforts follow a historic vote to end drilling in parts of Yasuni National Park, but uncontacted families and other Indigenous groups remain at risk from oil exploration.

Nature, Culture and Spirit
Honoring Your Emotional Ecosystem: An Interview with Karla McLaren

A Q&A with Karla McLaren, M.Ed., about her upcoming Bioneers Learning course, Honoring Your Emotional Ecosystem.

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Nature, Culture and Spirit
Legalizing Nature’s Rights: How Tribal Nations are Leading the Fastest Growing Environmental Movement in History
Podcasts

The Rights of Nature movement launched internationally in 2006 and is growing fast. In this program, Native American attorneys, Frank Bibeau and Samantha Skenandore, and legal movement leader Thomas Linzey report from the front lines how they are honing their strategies to protect natural systems for future generations.

Ecological Design
Why & How to Decolonize Your Yard

Manicured lawns are a mainstay of American homeownership. However, the average American lawn belies nefarious roots in settler colonialism and white supremacy. In this article, Bioneers Indigeneity Program co-director Alexis Bunten breaks down the why and how of decolonizing your yard.

Environmental Education
Different: Gender Through the Eyes of a Primatologist Frans de Waal

In his book, Different: Gender Through the Eyes of a Primatologist, world-renowned primatologist Frans de Waal draws on decades of observation and studies of both human and animal behavior to argue that despite the linkage between gender and biological sex, biology does not automatically support the traditional gender roles in human societies.

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