Category Archives: elephants

Our End of Year Redux and Big News!

It has been an exciting year for Naturestage. The power of storytelling is as important today as it has always been, and that is how Naturestage is having an impact – bringing our kinship with other species to the public … Continue reading

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Two wonderful articles on emotions in non-human animals

Our wonderful board member Jim Cummings pointed out these two recent articles on a magazine called Aeon. I highly recommend reading both of them! http://aeon.co/magazine/science/bees-have-feelings-too-we-should-respect-them/ http://aeon.co/magazine/science/stephen-t-asma-evolution-of-emotion/ In the meantime, I hope all of you are enjoying a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend. If … Continue reading

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Naturestage Mashup July 18! Dog Behavior, Amazing Qualities of Honeybees, Live Music by Americana favorites The Wednesdays and Calen Perkins, Socializing and more

You won’t want to miss our event to support Naturestage on July 18 in our (air conditioned) studio in Waltham. Here’s the lineup and a video of a recent performance by the Wednesdays at Porchfest. You can get your tickets … Continue reading

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Satao – a legend

In memoriam: Satao, an Aslan among elephants.

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Reflections by Dr. Paula Kahumbu, the global elephant lady, on the death of Satao

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14 Minutes Worth Watching for Elephants

I came across a new short documentary yesterday about the roots of the ivory trade. Similar to what I am working on with The Elephant Project, the film explores the underlying causes of poaching and the challenging problem of addressing … Continue reading

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Naturestage’s Salon Series in 2014 Kicks Off With Matt Glover Wednesday February 26

Our salon series is off and running in the Naturestage studio with the first concert/presentation the incredible Matt Glover playing  a 60-minute Trip Around the World (on Mandolin) followed by a brief presentation by Miranda Loud on the state of … Continue reading

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Raising a Glass to thedodo.com

January 10th was a wonderful day to open my New York Times. The word “speciesism” was mentioned, which is one of the underlying word-views that Naturestage is trying to challenge, and it is something that needs to become a sea-change … Continue reading

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Parallels between a Town in Connecticut and the Ivory Trade in China

This article was shared by Melissa Groo to the elephant listserv, and I am copying it here because it is so important a viewpoint. To follow the author, Richard Conniff, on twitter: @RichardConniff     Does the Solution to Elephant … Continue reading

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Some encouraging news of ivory arrests in China

Xiamen customs smash HK$767m ivory smuggling ring (China) (Copied from the listserv of consolidated elephant news run by Melissa Groo) South China Morning Post 06 November, 2013 Customs officials in Xiamen have smashed a transcontinental smuggling ring responsible for illegally importing almost 12 … Continue reading

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