Category Archives: humane education

New Book on Evolving Legal Status of Pets

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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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Our Animal Nature in the Media…Coming Soon?

I opened the New York Times today and discovered a video on Zoos in America. Last week’s Times featured a front page article on the commonalities between human animal diseases and non human animal diseases. Apparently, other species suffer from … Continue reading

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One Language Project Launched Today in Boston

One Language: For the Love of Dogs – is phase one of an expanding and ongoing exploration of the one language we share with with other species and one another – emotion. I am absolutely thrilled to combine my love … Continue reading

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April 19 6-7:30 Miranda Loud speaks at Boston University

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Up Close and Personal – the Naturestage Bookshelf

I don’t know about you, but I am a bit of a voyeur when it comes to peoples’ bookshelves. One of my friends has truly the most extraordinary collection of books of anyone I know, and I confess, I’ve photographed … Continue reading

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Connecting Empathy to Action with Art as the Glue

Connecting the presidential pardon of a turkey on Thanksgiving to the need for a educational focus on empathy for other species, might seem a stretch. Then again, after reading much of David Livingtone Smith’s fascinating book, Less Than Human: Why … Continue reading

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Of Spindle Cells and Whales…

This wonderful animation is part of a new consciousness in which many artists are devoting their skills to the human/animal bond. Thank you Jim Cummings of Acoustic Ecology (and board member of NatureStage) for passing this on! On the eve … Continue reading

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An Ocean-side Conversation with Humane Educator Zoe Weil

August. Blue Hill, Maine. Little did I know that my quick trip to the Blue Hill library to do some emailing would lead me to one of my mentors in humane education, Zoe Weil. Two women were sitting at the … Continue reading

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