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National Bioneers Conference Talks Are New Series on Link TV
WHAT: Bioneers Essentials, a collection of inspiring keynote talks by social, cultural and environmental thought-leaders filmed at the annual National Bioneers Conference, will air on Link TV.
Now in its 24th year, the acclaimed National Bioneers Conference is a progressive forum for established and emergent innovators exploring nature-honoring solutions for healing the Earth’s ecosystems and our human communities. It is the stage for the Bioneers Essentials –
groundbreaking presentations exploring whole-systems subjects such as ecological design, biomimicry, climate change, clean technology, social justice, ecological medicine, indigenous wisdom, green business, local living economies and restorative food systems. Filmed before a live audience celebrating the applied genius of nature and human ingenuity, these talks not only educate and inform but also inspire.
WHO: The series launch features environmentalist/author and co-founder of 350.org, Bill McKibben; urban revitalization strategist Majora Carter; and award-winning social media entrepreneur, Jensine Larsen.
In coming weeks, the Bioneers talks will feature Google Earth Outreach founder, Rebecca Moore; sustainability activist and BALLE co-founder, Judy Wicks; best-selling food systems author Michael Pollan; environmentalist and founder of TreePeople, Andy Lipkis; consumer activist and Story of Stuff creator, Annie Leonard; Green Chemistry guru John Warner; documentarian/environmental activist John Liu and more.
WHEN: Series air on Link TV every Friday at 9:00 p.m. ET; Saturday at 4:30 p.m. ET
Founded in 1990 by social entrepreneurs Kenny Ausubel and Nina Simons, Bioneers is national non-profit organization connecting people with nature-inspired approaches to the world’s most pressing social, cultural, and environmental challenges. Bioneers connects people with solutions through the annual National Bioneers Conference (each October in San Rafael, CA), the Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature public radio series, Bioneers award-winning media products, and the Bioneers Network of community action groups. For more information about Bioneers events, products and initiatives, please visit www.bioneers.org or www.conference.bioneers.org
About Link TV
Link TV is a viewer-supported 501(c)(3) organization, distributed nationally via satellite on DIRECTV channel 375 and DISH Network channel 9410 – reaching more than 33 million US households. Link TV is a service of KCETLink, the national independent public transmedia organization formed by the merger between KCET and Link Media. Select Link TV programming also airs on 220 cable outlets, including in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco, reaching an additional 22 million homes. Link also streams much of its content online at LinkTV.org. For complete background information, program schedule and Internet streaming, go to LinkTV.org. Follow on Twitter @linktv, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/linktv.
Media alert for Link TV and National Bioneers Conference Talks. The Bioneers Essentials series now airing on KCET / Link TV.