Bioneers Conference

Bioneers Conference

For 25 years, the National Bioneers Conference has connected thousands of people with practical, visionary solutions for humanity’s most pressing environmental and social challenges.

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Northland Sustainable Solutions

Inspired by nature's genius;
working for a resilient future

Our Mission: Northland Sustainable Solutions is a collaborative community informed and inspired by Nature's wisdom to effect personal and planetary transformation. The events we host give people across diverse political, cultural, economic and faith perspectives a place to learn and act together. We believe real solutions emerge when there is time to fully understand each other and the common concerns we face.

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Our Work

Events

Events

We host quarterly sustainability events and keep up a calendar of other happenings.

Bioneers

Bioneers

We planned the Northland Bioneers event for many years and support the national conference.

Blog

Blog

Our blog will keep you in the loop on events, resources, and success stories for sustainability.

Recent Blog Posts

Climate Change: The Psychology of Inaction

Climate Change: The Psychology of Inaction

This article was published in the Star Tribune on May 2, 2016

By Mark Buchanan Bloomberg

Climate change: The psychology of inaction
Future threats are a mental blind spot for us — and they always have been — but there are ways to get around that.

People tend to fear spiders and snakes more than they do electrical sockets or fireworks, even though the latter present a far greater danger. This might help explain why humans have such a hard time seeing the threat of climate change.

Evolutionary psychologists argue that much of human behavior can be understood only…

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The Experience of Climate Change

The Experience of Climate Change

The striking photos of the experience of climate change bring feelings of anguish and the accompanying words well, utter disbelief. A coral reef bleached white and lifeless, a mother polar bear and her lone cub on a small piece of ice surrounded by vast open seas, and morbidly obscene piles of trash through which children search for gain, are frequent photographic visitors to the screens of information consumed by millions.

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