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Beyond Words

Personality; Not Just For People Anymore - Part I

Carl Safina | Posted 08.28.2016 | Green
Carl Safina

We are watching "elephants," true enough. But I realize, embarrassed, that I know nothing of how these beings live, of who they are. I scarcely know what it means to be "watching elephants." Cynthia Moss knows, because she's been here, watching, for forty years--more time than any other human has ever watched elephants.

Wild In The Streets: Pronouns On The Loose

Carl Safina | Posted 06.17.2016 | Green
Carl Safina

What's going on? Lines are blurring as we understand more about who animals are. As I wrote in my recent book Beyond Words; What Animals Think and Feel, "I allowed myself to ask them the question that is forbidden fruit: Who are you?"

Is Swaziland Selling Live Elephants and Rhino Horns Simply for Profit?

Carl Safina | Posted 05.03.2017 | Green
Carl Safina

A government that can make $14,000 a pound from something confiscated from poachers, has incentive to give poachers a slap on the wrist and send them right out again.

Miley Cyrus Goes Wild

Carl Safina | Posted 10.06.2016 | Green
Carl Safina

Miley seemed to fall in love with all the sights and creatures we saw, and we all had great fun learning and singing -- loudly -- some Native songs. Several times during our trip, Miley told us it was the best day of her life. For a gal who's been around the world, that's saying something.

Moving Conflict Beyond Words

Deborah Stambler | Posted 08.05.2014 | Impact
Deborah Stambler

Beyond Words in creating a space where it's safe to tell forbidden stories; stories about what it's like to live next to the person you've been taught is your enemy. Stories about rape, fear and prejudice being used as weapons in every day life.

Mime on a Mission

Monica Bauer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Monica Bauer

Bill Bowers, the best American mime of his generation, is at it again; presenting his solo show of mime and story telling, Beyond Words, in New York.

The Generosity Plan

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

Ms. LeMay began her generosity practice as a child. Over time, she realized she was an activist. Activism worked better for her as an idea rather than philanthropy.