The Essential Bioneers Collection, Volume 1 - It's All Connected

It’s All Connected is a kaleidoscopic view into the heart of nature and human ingenuity. As the naturalist John Muir once wrote, “In nature everything is hitched to everything else.” It’s all connected. Taking care of people means taking care of nature – and taking care of nature means taking care of people. Nature bats last, the saying goes. But even more importantly, it’s her playing field. We would be wise to learn the ground rules and how to play by them. “It’s All Connected” portrays a future environment of hope.

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These dynamic and diverse half-hour keynote videos from the acclaimed annual Bioneers conference depict a practical vision of how we can restore the health and balance to the interdependence of natural and human systems. They’re complemented by hand-picked half-hour radio programs from the award-winning radio series, “The Bioneers: Revolution From the Heart of Nature,” and by the Bioneers book series.

 

It’s All Connected introduces you to remarkable innovators demonstrating a myriad of successful approaches to restoring people and planet. They span diverse fields of human endeavor and come from many diverse cultures, professions and walks of life. They’re often “the greatest people you never heard of.” This set of over six hours of groundbreaking presentations reveals the leading edges of subjects as diverse as ecological design, biomimicry, climate change solutions, clean technology, social justice, racial healing, ecological medicine, indigenous wisdom, green business, local living economies and restorative food systems.

 

It’s All Connected will renew your sense of wonder as well as your faith in people. After all, we protect what we love. “It’s All Connected” is an indispensable collection.


 



Beyond the Barcode | MICHAEL POLLAN

Beyond the Barcode

MICHAEL POLLAN

“Local food economies are our best hope for checking the drift toward the total global economy. Food is where these economies begin. A revolt is underway ...

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Survive and Thrive: Traditional Societies’ Lessons | JOHN MOHAWK

Survive and Thrive: Traditional Societies’ Lesso...

JOHN MOHAWK

“All of the survival techniques we learned about our relations to cultivars and everything at this hour stands in peril. And our relationship to wild plan...

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Greening Medicine: Botanicals in the Changing Mainstream Medical Model | TIERAONA LOW DOG, M.D.

Greening Medicine: Botanicals in the Changing Main...

TIERAONA LOW DOG, M.D.

“I believe that plants have a role to play in promoting wellness. I believe that they can be used to treat many conditions. A couple of examples: they use...

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Sustainability in Action | RAY ANDERSON

Sustainability in Action

RAY ANDERSON

“New thinking and innovation combined with a determination to abandon the comfort of the status quo can produce unimagined results. We expect by the year ...

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Nature’s 100 Best: Top Biomimicry Solutions to Environmental Crisis | JANINE BENYUS

Nature’s 100 Best: Top Biomimicry Solutions to E...

JANINE BENYUS

"In this eye-opening tour de force, Janine Benyus reminds us that life’s “mission statement” is to create conditions conducive to life. B...

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Green the Ghetto | MAJOR CARTER

Green the Ghetto

MAJOR CARTER

“America needs to level the economic playing field by training and employing a massive green-collar work force. We need government investment on the scale...

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Google Earth: Visualizing Change, Mapping the Future | REBECCA MOORE

Google Earth: Visualizing Change, Mapping the Futu...

REBECCA MOORE

”We were invited to train an Amazon Indian tribe in how to use Google Earth to save the rainforest, protect their culture and preserve their history. We t...

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How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World | PAUL STAMETS

How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World

PAUL STAMETS

“Nature is our ally. We all need to be empowered by using nature’s tools. The fungi and the biosphere are reaching out to us. It is our time. Let&rs...

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Local Living Economies | JUDY WICKS

Local Living Economies

JUDY WICKS

“Business has been corrupted as an instrument of greed rather than one of service to the common good. Yet we know that business is beautiful when we put o...

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Restoring Life's Fabric | DAVID SUZUKI

Restoring Life's Fabric

DAVID SUZUKI

“We’ve framed the environmental problem the wrong way. There is no environment out there and we’re here, and we’ve got to regulate our i...

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Restoring Los Angeles: Healing the Nature of Our Cities | ANDY LIPKIS

Restoring Los Angeles: Healing the Nature of Our C...

ANDY LIPKIS

“The more we learn about how ecosystems operate, the more sustainably we can design our cities. Los Angeles was going to spend 20 billion dollars in disin...

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Global Warming: A Climate of Fear and Opportunity | BILL MCKIBBEN

Global Warming: A Climate of Fear and Opportunity

BILL MCKIBBEN

“It’s not that the Earth is going to change some day, but that the Earth is changing right now in deep and profound ways. The single biggest factor ...

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Topics

Womens Leadership
Justice
Food and Farming
Indigenous Wisdom
The Indigeneity Essentials Collection
The Essential Bioneers Collection
Nature Culture and Spirit Collection
Ecological Design Collection
Food and Farming Collection
Nature Culture and Spirit Collection. Indigenous Wisdom
Bioneers Radio Series XIII
art
storytelling
community
peace
Every Woman’s Leadership Collection
Weaving the World
Biodynamic Agriculture
Restoring Ecosystems
Environmental Education
2013 National Bioneers Conference

Contributors

Bioneers
Arty Mangan
Food Tank
Michael Olson
Anna Lappe

Types of Media

VIDEOS
WORDS
VOICES