Category Archives: empathy

One Language Project opens on Cape Cod Thru January 2016

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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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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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New Book on Evolving Legal Status of Pets

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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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Fraser’s Story

Fraser Not long ago my mom declared that it was time for the family to get a new dog. At first I was quite surprised by this announcement. In the many years since we had owned our last dog, my … Continue reading

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Today’s Inspiration for Remarks at Exhibit Opening

The One Language Project exhibit of my dog portraits with essays by the owners opens officially today at Mass. General Hospital’s Yawkey Clinic as part of the Illuminations program at the hospital. I was told that I could make a … Continue reading

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A synopsis of PBS’s Battle for the Elephants

A synopsis of PBS’s Battle for the Elephants.

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