Radio Series

The Bioneers: Revolution from the Heart of Nature is an award-winning annual 13-part radio and audio series featuring breakthrough solutions for people and planet.The greatest social and scientific innovators of our time celebrate the genius of nature and human ingenuity. The kaleidoscopic scope covers biomimicry, ecological design, social and racial justice, women’s leadership, ecological medicine, indigenous knowledge, spirituality and psychology. It’s leading-edge, hopeful, charismatic, provocative, timely and timeless – like nothing you’ve heard before.

The Bioneers Radio Series is also available for the public to stream for free online via iTunes, SoundCloud and Stitcher.

Whale Whisperers: Making Deep Contact

Series 17 Episode 2 | Length 28:30

In the late 20th century, a handful of scientists proved that aquatic mammals have advanced communication capabilities and a consciousness strikingly similar to humans. Author and adventurer James Nestor leads us on a deep dive into the mystery of marine mammal consciousness, and the story of how a small band of freedivers, pushing the limits of human endurance, is finding that saving the whales may become the story of the whales saving us.

View James Nestors 2016 Keynote, click here

Theme music for each program is from the song “Awaya Baka” from the album East to West by Baka Beyond, 2003 and is used by permission of March Hare Music, http://march-hare-music.com/.
Additional music in this program: “Baltic Beat” by Bartosz Kruczynski from the Album Baltic Beat, and “Pilot” by Wilson Tanner from the album 69, Growing Bin Records 2016.



Shamans and Scientists: Changing the Landscape of Power

Series 17 Episode 1 | Length 28:30


Mark Plotkin with Santos Sana, political leader of the Kogi tribe. Photo courtesy of Richie Rey / Amazon Conservation Team

As we hurtle into the Sixth Age of Extinctions, we face the cataclysmic loss of half the world’s biological diversity. 80% of the remaining biodiversity is on Indigenous lands. Ethnobotanist and Indigenous rights advocate Mark Plotkin of the Amazon Conservation Team tells us how scientists are helping protect the people who will protect the land, and the age-old wisdom that’s imperative for our future.

View Mark Plotkin’s 2016 Keynote, click here

Check out this story from The Guardian for more information on how indigenous peoples are key to addressing climate change.

Theme music for each program is from the song “Awaya Baka” from the album East to West by Baka Beyond, 2003 and is used by permission of March Hare Music, http://march-hare-music.com/.
Additional music in this program: “Journeying” by Michael Brant DeMaria from the album “In the Flow: Music for Emotional Healing”, Sounds True, 2011; “Inspiral” by Bobby Cochran from the album Buddha Lounge 3, Sequoyah Records 2004; “Lunar Tides” by Glen Velez from the album Breathing Rhythms, Sounds True, 2000.

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