23rd Annual Bioneers 2012 Conference Plenary Sessions|
This collection includes 13 speakers from the 2012 Bioneers Emergence Conference, as well as the opening remarks by Kenny Ausubel and Nina
The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria: Making Home Once Again
Tribal Chairman of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria and Professor of Native American Studies at Sonoma State University
Flavas of a Whole
Community: Ingredients for Food Access in Historically Under-Invested Communities
Director of the groundbreaking Oakland-based People's Grocery, among
the West Coast's most significant on-the-ground food justice
organizations supporting the development of healthy communities and
elimination of childhood malnutrition, diet related diseases and food
The Public Square Is Empty (Aside from the Occasional
Emmy-award winning journalist, founding President of the Women's Media Center and on the board of The African Medical Research Foundation (AMREF), the largest health organization in Africa
Executive Director of the Sierra Club, former Executive Director of Rainforest Action Network
BILL McKIBBENFLETCHER HARPER
The Climate Fight
Award-winning environmental journalist, author, Co-Founder of 350.org, and a leading
global climate activist.
Greening our Faiths: From Belief into Action for the Environment and Environmental Justice
Episcopal priest, Executive Director of the groundbreaking interfaith environmental coalition GreenFaith, and an award-winning spiritual writer and renowned preacher on the environment.
The Challenge of
Sustainable Development: New Models
Legendary Amazonian defender of the rainforest and its peoples was the
first rubber tapper ever elected to Brazil's federal Senate, Minister
of the Environment under Lula, and ran as the 2010 Green Party Presidential
(19% of vote)
Harmonizing People and Nature: A New Business Model
Professor of Environmental Science and Director of the Center for
Conservation Biology at Stanford, Co-Director of the Natural Capital
Project, a partnership among Stanford, The Nature Conservancy, World
Wildlife Fund, and the University of Minnesota.
Toxic Culture: How Materialistic Society Makes us Ill
Canadian physician and best-selling author of In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts, brilliantly original thinker on addiction, trauma, parenting and the
social context of human diseases and imbalances.
Biologist, acclaimed author and 2011 recipient of the Heinz Award for her research and writing on environmental health. In 2010, her book on the environment links to cancer, Living Downstream, was released as a documentary film.
The Whole Fracking
A Caring, Sustainable Economy for the 21st Century
Selected in 2012 for the TIME 100 most influential global leaders, Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, working to give domestic workers basic workers' rights, and Co-Director of Caring Across Generations, a new national coalition of 200 advocacy organizations working for a dignified quality of life for all Americans
Drug War, Drug
Founder and Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance, the leading organization in the United States promoting alternatives to the failed "War on Drugs" and it's extreme racial injustices, social harms and costs.
Visionary social entrepreneur, award-winning author of books including Natural Capitalism, The Ecology of Commerce and Blessed Unrest and Founder and Director of OneSun.