Breakthrough Solutions for People and Planet
This week, we’re sharing some of our favorite art featured at this year’s Bioneers Conference, including installations, participatory art, and performances. We’ll also share a great conversation we had with inspirational artivist David Solnit.
Bioneers’ Teo Grossman speaks with arts organizer David Solnit about his history with artivism and how arts and storytelling can lead us toward a brighter future.
Dune Lankard, a Native Alaskan, was a commercial fisherman before the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. In response to the catastrophe, he has worked to protect more than a million acres of wild salmon habit along the Gulf of Alaska. But now with crashing fisheries, he has turned to kelp farming to heal the oceans.
This week, we’re excited to share the ideas and experiences of three inspirational young climate activists — Alexandria Villaseñor, Kevin Patel, and Nalleli Cobo — who exemplify how youth the world over can take a stand to create a desirable future.
World-renowned primatologist Professor Frans de Waal explores the nature of sex and gender among our cousins the apes, and how gender diversity is a common and pervasive potential on nature’s masculine-feminine continuum. In the quest to overcome human gender inequality, he suggests that our focus needs to be on the inequality.
Climate-justice leader Kevin J. Patel advocates for a climate-justice movement that centers the voices of young and BIPOC people in order to realize immediate change.
Samuel Myers, a leading figure in the study of the impacts on human health of the accelerating disruptions to Earth’s natural systems shares the guiding principles and implications of this newly emergent, rapidly growing field, recently dubbed “Planetary Health.”
In their new book, "Dirt Road Revival," Chloe Maxmin and Canyon Woodward lay out a road map for progressive campaigns in rural America to build inclusive, robust, grassroots politics that fights for equity and justice across our country.
The US is on a path to an unrecognizably hot future. Here’s what that looks like and how to change course.
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