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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.
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Justice
Kevin Powell – Re-defining Manhood: A Message to Men, to Boys, to Us All
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In this brutally honest and provocative talk, Kevin Powell offers his own life journey to illustrate how we can transform our concepts of manhood towards nonviolence, peace, love, healthy self-expression, and allyship to women and people of all gender identities.

Ecological Design
Rebecca Moore – Google Earth and Using Big Data to Map Solutions
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Google Earth Outreach founder Rebecca Moore shows how satellite data, cutting-edge science and powerful cloud computing technology such as Google Earth Engine allow us to achieve an unprecedented understanding of our changing environment and put this data into the hands of those who can take action.

Justice
Ashton Applewhite – We Are All Aging, So Let’s End Ageism
Video

Aging is not a problem to be "fixed" or a disease to be "cured.” Debunking myth after myth about late life, author and activist Ashton Applewhite passionately urges us to come together at all ages - and dismantle ageism in the process.

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Restoring Ecosystems
Justin Winters – One Earth, an Ambitious Plan to Slow Global Climate Change
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With contributions from scientists and partners around the world, One Earth, an initiative of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has developed a bold, new plan to avert a climate crisis and protect our biosphere.

Indigeneity
The Ceibo Alliance – Protecting the Amazon Rainforest from Industrial Development
Video

In response to catastrophic assaults on their lands and cultures by corporate industrial civilization, the First Peoples of the Amazon have formed unprecedented alliances to protect lands and peoples. These four extraordinary Indigenous leaders, who help guide the Ceibo Alliance of several ancestral peoples of Ecuador’s northern Amazon, have traveled far from their homes to share their stories of resistance and solutions

Food and Farming
Managing the Soil for Carbon is Good for the Climate – Whendee Silver Bioneers
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Dr. Whendee Silver of UC Berkeley is researching the bio-geochemical effects of climate change and human impacts on the environment, and the potential for mitigating these effects. She working with the Marin Carbon Project to establish a scientific basis for carbon farming practices that, if implemented globally, could have a significant impact on mitigating climate change.

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