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Restoring Ecosystems
World Oceans Day: Explore the Sounds of the Sea

Join ocean experts and explorers to learn about marine animal communication, the High Seas Treaty, and underwater soundscapes.

Restoring Ecosystems
Marine Mammal Conservation & How Activists Saved the Dolphins

From irresponsible fishing techniques to plastic pollution, the havoc humanity has brought to marine life has threatened entire species. How can we begin to protect what we have previously harmed?

Nature, Culture and Spirit
Unlocking the Cultural Secrets of Sperm Whales

Whale researcher Shane Gero talks about the striking similarities between the cultures of sperm whales and humans.

Painting for Peace, Interview with Laurie Marshall, Singing Tree Project Founder

Artist, Author, Educator Laurie MarshallInterviewed by Bioneers’ Polina Smith Laurie Marshall, an author and artist, founder of the Unity Through Creativity Foundation and the Singing Tree Project, is a certified K-12 Art and Social Studies teacher. She has worked for four decades to empower youth and adults through creative collaboration in her Peace Building through…

Nature, Culture and Spirit
Uncovering the Complex Relationships of Non-Human Animals

In this newsletter, we dive into scientific insights about animal cultures and consciousness from Carl Safina, Shane Gero, and Frans de Waal.

Nature, Culture and Spirit
What Sperm Whale Communication Can Tell Us About Communities & Cultures Beneath the Ocean’s Surface

Carl Safina and Shane Gero discuss sperm whale communication and their underwater cultures with Kate Golden.

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

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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