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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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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.

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Nature, Culture and the Sacred: A Woman Listens for Leadership

Bioneers co-founder Nina Simons offers inspiration for anyone who aspires to grow into their own unique form of leadership with resilience and joy. Informed by her extensive experience with multicultural women’s leadership development, Simons replaces the old patriarchal leadership paradigm with a more feminine-inflected style that illustrates the interconnected nature of the issues we face…

Food and Farming
Dawn Again: Tracking the Wisdom of the Wild

In this except from "Dawn Again: Tracking the Wisdom of the Wild," Doniga Markegard and renowned Permaculturist Penny Livingston are sharing notes on their observations of the landscape from a tracker’s perspective and a Permaculture perspective deepening each other’s understanding of nature’s phenomenal complexity and how to mimic nature in systems domesticated by humans.

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Justice
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. 

Nature, Culture and Spirit
Michael Pollan – Psychedelics and How to Change Your Mind
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Michael Pollan shares his luminous insights from what began as investigative reportage and became a very personal interior journey into the mystery of consciousness, psychedelics and the nature of spirituality at this perilous moment when only a shift in human consciousness can alter the deadly trajectory of our societies.

Ecological Medicine
Rupa Marya – Health and Justice: The Path of Liberation through Medicine
Video

Physician Rupa Marya urges us to radically re-envision and expand our concept of medicine to encompass and address the health impacts of poverty, racism and environmental toxicity.

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