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  1. Why we should not keep dolphins in aquariums | Taison Chang | TEDxXiguan

    Contributor(s): Taison Chang

    Most people see the first dolphin in their lives at aquariums. Taison did too, and the love he felt towards this particular animal drove him into a position at Hong Kong Ocean Park many years later. Instead of feeling happy to be able to see and work with his favourite animals every day, he...

  2. The empathy with animal world | Angelo Vaira | TEDxLakeComo

    Contributor(s): Angelo Vaira

    How human well being also depends on our ability to establish a harmonious and empathic relationship with animals and to understand that animals are capable of emotions very similar to those of humans.Zooanthropologist and researcher in animal cognitive sciences, but also a writer, lecturer and...

  3. What My Dogs Taught Me | Bruno Icobet | TEDxBacau

    Contributor(s): Bruno Icobet

    When working as a programmer for several hours a day, you need something to get in touch with your human nature and to break the patterns of your life. For Bruno, his savior was Alma, a gorgeous Golden Retriever.Bruno is not a professional dog trainer and he does not make a living training dogs...

  4. A World Without Elephants | Brad Spanbauer | TEDxOshkosh

    Contributor(s): Brad Spanbauer

    In the year 2026, countries across Africa are reporting ecosystem collapse, record temperatures, reduced rainfall, and dwindling animal populations. At the center of this chaos is a void that was once filled by the African elephant. Spanbauer highlights the potential far-reaching impacts of a...

  5. Four-legged friends or soulless objects of study? | Yulia Khukalenko | TEDxVladivostok

    Contributor(s): Yulia Khukalenko

    The words we choose are creating the future of ... animals. Having studied how animals are regarded in scientific texts, linguist Yulia Khukalenko warns us about the consequences we can incur for animals if we go on talking about them in the same way.LinguistThis talk was given at a...

  6. ¿Por qué hundir un barco en México? | Juan Pablo Ussel | TEDxTijuana

    Contributor(s): Juan Pablo Ussel

    El barco Uribe 121, hundido el año pasado en las playas de Rosarito, se ha convertido en un arrecife artificial que alberga a diversas especies animales que lo han adoptado como su casa, al mismo tiempo que funciona como un espacio para la investigación de vida marina. Sin embargo,...

  7. Zoos of the Future | Keith Lovett | TEDxNewBedford

    Contributor(s): Keith Lovett

    Zoos historically have been beloved attractions where communities came to admire animals. Over the last decade more and more people have begun questioning the ethics of zoos. The zoos of the future have an important role in protecting wildlife, but they must evolve into centers for environmental...

  8. Moj pes, moje zdravilo | Dona Gomilšek | TEDxKrško

    Contributor(s): Dona Gomilšek

    The speech teaches us about the connection between humans and animals, our relationship and our codependence. It also teaches us about the mistakes we make regarding animals and how to correct them.Dona Gomilšek is a self-proclaimed animaloholic, animal rights activist and founder of a...

  9. Leadership lessons my dog taught me | Cathi Napp | TEDxYouth@Thorndon

    Contributor(s): Cathi Napp

    Did you ever think that dog training could teach you something about leadership? Cathi has some of the key lessons that her dog, Griffin, taught her, that will help you reconsider why and how we lead people.Cathi Napp is passionate about dogs, people, and how the two interact. She's recently...

  10. Hunting wildlife traffickers - passion and activism in conservation | Ofir Drori | TEDxEde

    Contributor(s): Ofir Drori

    The animal that transformed me is a baby chimpanzee I had rescued from a trafficker and became a father and mother to. I was an adventurer turned into an activist, spending years in the most remote areas of the African bush living with isolated tribes crossing thousands of kilometers on foot,...

  11. Zoonosis: Enfermedades transmisibles del Siglo XXI | Pilar Foronda | TEDxLaLaguna

    Contributor(s): Pilar Foronda

    El 75% de las enfermedades emergentes infecciosas que afectan a humanos son de origen animal. El estudio de estas enfermedades, denominadas zoonosis, puede proporcionar información acerca de las posibles enfermedades transmisibles del siglo XXI.Music by Tak-Nara.Assistant Professor Doctor...

  12. Sniffing Out Cancer | Pina De Rosa & Adriana LaCorte | TEDxWilmington

    Contributor(s): Pina De Rosa, Adriana LaCorte

    Pina De Rosa and Adriana LaCorte describe, with great passion and intensity, their ongoing project -- making a documentary about the ability of dogs to identify, through scent, cancer BEFORE even the most modern technology. Their talk describes the beginning of the process, and features clips...

  13. Using dogs in urban pest control | Deanna Kjorlien | TEDxMSJC

    Contributor(s): Deanna Kjorlien

    Using dogs to find bed bugs or to confirm that bed bugs have been killed can drastically reduce the amount of pesticides sprayed. This is a small but significant step in helping our environment, not to mention it helps us, “Sleep tight at night.”Deanna Kjorlien, President of Green...

  14. A Wild Look at Dentistry | Charles Dyer | TEDxTAMU

    Contributor(s): Charles Dyer

    Animals need dentists too. However, animal dentistry poses a whole new set of challenges. Whether its lions or tigers, Charles Dyer wants to open a window into his exotic practice.Charles E. Dyer, IV DDS MS PC is a native of Beaumont, Texas, where his father practices Pediatric dentistry. After...

  15. Super Pet Parents Save Dogs Lives | Donna Chicone | TEDxWilmington

    Contributor(s): Donna Chicone

    Donna Chicone's talk involves what it means to be a "super pet parent." After introducing the figures on dog surrender to shelter (astonishingly high), she discusses research on dog training, because nearly all of surrenders are blamed on lack of training. Super pet parents are...

  16. How Dogs Tell Us What We Need to Know | Barbara Sherman | TEDxSandhillsCommunityCollege

    Contributor(s): Barbara Sherman

    Barbara shows us how to read the body language of our dogs so that we can anticipate and alleviate their anxiety.Barbara Sherman, a board-certified veterinary behavior specialist, is the Director of Behavioral Medicine Service at NC State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. In...

  17. Train the owner, not the dog | Amrut Dog Guru Hiranya | TEDxDSCE

    Contributor(s): Amrut Dog Guru Hiranya

    Amrut Sridhara Hiranya famously known as Dog Guru, is one of the only Dog psychologists and behaviourist from India. He shares his journey of focusing towards his passion more than that of his profession (engineer). Dog Guru, in this talk stresses more upon the the psychology and behaviour of...

  18. The Dog who raised me | Sneha Shrestha | TEDxBirgunj

    Contributor(s): Sneha Shrestha

    The talk is about cruelty towards animals and how one person can be the face of change. Story of a animal lover turned activist.Shrestha is the Founder of Sneha's Care. Sneha’s Care is dedicated to Rescue injured dogs, Animal Birth Control & Humane Education, Shelter home to...

  19. Why care about the mental health of therapy dogs | Everett Lowenstein | TEDxChallengeEarlyCollegeHS

    Contributor(s): Everett Lowenstein

    Everett loves dogs - particularly his own dog who also works as a therapy dog. In their therapy work together, Everett became concerned about the emotional well-being of his dog due to the stress of it. In this talk, Everett not only shares findings about the stress levels of dogs - but why it...

  20. Disease Discovery in Animals & Global Health: Mark Ackermann at TEDxGooseLake

    Contributor(s): Mark Ackermann

    Dr. Ackermann's talk looks at the historical impact of veterinary medicine on global health. He talks about his own research, which focuses on the link between RSV and lambs, and tells audience members about a drug that will help shorten the common cold. In his faculty position, Mark is...