Bioneers in the News, September 2017

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What if the root of all the world’s problems is the imbalance of masculinity and femininity in our leadership? Nina Simons on Northeast Public Radio »

“Now is exactly the time to talk about climate change, and all the other systemic injustices — from racial profiling to economic austerity — that turn disasters like Harvey into human catastrophes.” Naomi Klein speaking on climate change, disaster, water, fire and our responsibilities with her latest two pieces in the Intercept.

Bill McKibben on Democracy Now! speaking about “Floods, Winds & Fires Devastating U.S.”

Indigenous Water Protector, Tara Zhaabowekwe Houska, has been chosen for Good Housekeeping’s Awesome Women of 2017 Award!

“You shouldn’t need to be a hero to catch a break, and you shouldn’t be punished for trying your best to survive through an immigration system that doesn’t recognize the realities on the ground. So grow a heart, sure, but let’s also focus on making sure our leaders grow a spine.” Manuel Pastor responding to the latest on DACA

How did Ai-Jen Poo help members of the National Domestic Workers Alliance negotiate a a work/life balance? Check out her latest interview in Forbes!

Henk Ovink on Disaster Preparedness, Water Infrastructure, and Inclusive Leadership »

Calling all nonprofit fundraisers! Don’t miss Kim Klein, Kay Sprinkel Grace, Room to Read & more at Nonprofit Fundraising Masters in SF on 9/19: mingle, learn & get inspired and save $20 w/ NFM code.

Our own Dorothee Royal-Hedinger talks about connecting with the plants, motherhood and being a Bioneer on the My Home Planet Podcast »

“Young people are really interested in being engaged.” – #Bioneer Xiuhtezcatl Martinez on The Daily Show speaking about his new book, “We Rise”

Xiuhtezcal also appeared on Real Time with Bill Maher and will be MCing the 2017 Equator Awards in New York City honoring young visionary heroes for nature.

Bioneers partner, Pachamama Alliance collaborates with indigenous groups in the Ecuadorian Amazon to work towards permanent protection of their lands and cultures. Join a 1-hour intro call on September 13th to learn about their life-changing Journeys to the Ecuadorian Amazon, and how you can reserve your spot on an upcoming trip.

Bren Smith on VICE News Tonight

“Humans are very sensate animals, and it isn’t until we actually see each other and smell each other and touch each other that we actually become real to one another.” Rockwood Leadership Institute’s Akaya Windwood

Annie Leonard and Tara Houska speak to Democracy Now! about the latest lawsuit Accusing DAPL Activists of Eco-Terrorism.

How does power profit from disaster? Naomi Klein explores in the Guardian »

“Of course plants can remember.” Evolutionary ecologist Monica Gagliano in this fascinating read from Atlas Obscura

“Detroit is experiencing a food revival, that’s true, but it isn’t happening much in neighborhoods. It’s mostly not Black-owned restaurants, Black-owned stores, or businesses. Economically, the majority of African-Americans are seeing very little benefit.” Malik Yakini featured in Civil Eats »

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