Bioneers 2018 Presenter Preview: The Democracy Collaborative Co-Founder Gar Alperovitz

When Gar Alperovitz, Ph.D. talks about changing our current “system,” he does so with the conviction of someone who’s been there. Alperovitz...

Restoring Ecosystems
Bioneers 2018 Presenter Preview: Executive Director May Boeve

In 2007 May Boeve was a student at Middlebury College when she and several peers teamed up with one of their professors, a journalist named Bill...

Rupa Marya: Decolonizing Medicine for Healthcare that Serves All

Rupa Marya, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine at UCSF, Faculty Director of the Do No Harm Coalition and a leading figure at the intersection of...

Nature, Culture and Spirit
Lyla June: Warrior for Peace

Lyla June is a Native American (Dine´/ Cheyenne) poet, peacemaker, musician and activist dedicated to revitalizing spiritual relationships with...

4.12.18 Bioneers Pulse: The Time for Justice Is Now

Delivered on Thursdays, the Bioneers Pulse delivers stories from social and scientific innovators with practical and visionary solutions for the...

Nature, Culture and Spirit
Carl Safina: What Animals Think and Feel

Carl Safina, Ph.D., is an ecologist and the inaugural holder of the Chair for Nature and Humanity at Stony Brook. He is President of The Safina...

Restoring Ecosystems
Jody Holmes: Ecosystem-Based Management in the Great Bear Rainforest

Jody Holmes, Ph.D., has dedicated more than 20 years to achieving healthy human and ecological systems in the Great Bear Rainforest. In conjunction...

Social Justice Artists Find a Home in Bioneers

Together, artists and cultural architects Alixa Garcia and Naima Penniman make up the creative duo Climbing PoeTree, whose award-winning multimedia...

Nature, Culture and Spirit
Carl Safina and Animal Consciousness

Do animals have feelings? Do they think? Anyone who has had a close relationship with a pet like a cat, a turtle, a dog, or a bird, will jump at...

Jeremy Narby Returning to the Bioneers Conference

  We are delighted to announce that the renowned Canadian-born/Switzerland-based author, anthropologist and activist Jeremy Narby, one of our...

Putting Community Rights and Rights for Nature Above Corporation Rights

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A New Generation of Indigenous Leaders

Indigenous youth mural at the 2015 National Bioneers Conference. Photo by Tailinh Agoyo. The Bioneers Indigenous Knowledge Program fosters new...

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