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Bioneers Conference

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October 19 – 21
in San Rafael, CA


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Changing the world by changing the story with award-winning media on visionary and practical solutions for people and planet.


Programs & Initiatives

Paradigm-shifting programs on Indigeneity, Women’s Leadership, Restorative Food Systems, Youth Leadership and more...


Bioneers Topics
For almost 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.
The Latest
Restoring Ecosystems
How Mapping Technology Can Help Us Tell Stories and Protect Ecosystems

With new mapping technology, humanity is now able to monitor the health of Earth’s ecosystems and understand our changing environment. Google Earth Outreach’s Rebecca Moore tells us how.

Women's Leadership
Nina Simons: Celebrating Women’s Ways

"Celebrating Women's Ways" is a poem by Nina Simons from her newest book, "Nature, Culture and the Sacred."

Formless Warriors: 21st Century Wisdom from… Enei Begaye, Dune Lankard and Hawk Rosales

Indigenous leaders Enei Begaye, Dune Lankard, and Hawk Rosales are organizing in new ways to protect the environment--and spread Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) for the sake of all life on Earth and future generations.

Featured Media
Kevin Powell On Moving Beyond His Own Toxic Masculinity

In his 2018 Bioneers keynote address, Kevin Powell boldly and bravely discusses his experiences with toxic masculinity and his journey to redefine what it means to be a man.

Ecological Medicine
Decolonizing Healthcare: Addressing Social Stressors In Medicine

Rupa Marya, M.D., is exploring how to create a medical system that serves everyone through numerous projects aimed at researching our current medical climate and collaborating with marginalized populations to make healthcare more effective and compassionate.

Tom Hayden – A Global Green New Deal: History, Context and Future

Tom Hayden's essay is essential contextual reading for understanding how we've reached the moment we're in today, where a Green New Deal is making national news, lead primarily by an active and engaged youth movement of newly elected, next-generation policymakers along with vibrant movement activists. 

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