A Perspective on Zoos: Andreas Kaufmann at TEDxVilnius
Videos | Contributor(s): Andreas Kaufmann
Andreas has loved animals and nature since his early childhood, which he spent near the lowland forests, surrounded by farm animals and pets.But the zoos… he did not like them. So what turned him into taking a job… at a zoo?Andreas has been actively involved with wild animals,...
Rescuing Bees with Bio-magnetism: Jan Laurens at TEDxVilnius
Videos | Contributor(s): Jan Laurens
After 18 years of experimenting, Jan opened up the domains of application of biomagnetic fields to complex organisms such as animals and plants. The honeybees in danger of going extinct have been a focal part of Jan’s research. Following this practice, Jan, together with his son Dale,...
Rediscover the Pit Bull: Mitzi Bolanos at TEDxGrandForks
Videos | Contributor(s): Mitzi Bolanos
Mitzi Bolaños explains how dogs are individuals, not defined by their breed, looks, past, or even how they’re raised. This is evident by the many victims of dogfighting, mainly pit bulls, who have become therapy dogs. When we focus on the heart of the issue—that people abuse...
The Dog, the Scientist's best friend: Per Jensen at TEDxNorrkoping
Videos | Contributor(s): Per Jensen
This talk deals with the evolution and development of the dog and the basic aspects of dog behavior and its connection to genetics and comparison with human behaviour. A dog can learn to count, and to distinguish verbs from adjectives. It is clear that dogs understand humans much better than has...
Back from the Brink: Sarah Stock at TEDxYosemite
Videos | Contributor(s): Sarah Stock
We live at a time when the rate of extinction is thought to be 1,000 times higher than normal. In this hopeful talk, Sarah Stock describes how the dire fate of two animals in Yosemite was reversed, showing what is possible when we boldly address past mistakes.Sarah Stock is a Wildlife Biologist...
Humans versus animals: conflict of interests: Olga Kishinevskaya at TEDxSSTU
Videos | Contributor(s): Olga Kishinevskaya
Great Bustard is a unique bird, the largest flying bird in the world, but it is on the brink of extinction. Steppe is alive while Great Bustard is dancing , and in order not to let this dance break, Olga Kishinevskaya and Studio F(x) have invested all their knowledge, skills, and most...
Living as a Pack: Anna Paige at TEDxBillings
Videos | Contributor(s): Anna Paige
What can dogs teach us about trust? Whether faced with sudden loss, or in the long, drawn-out process of illness, our actions are choices we make given what comes to us. Anna takes us into the life of her pack and the choices she made along the way to help heal herself and reclaim her self-trust...
How to raise a wild pet: Waleed AlJawi at TEDxKids@Jeddah
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Sharing his experience on failing and succeeding to raise reptiles and other rare pets Young reptiles raiser
Call to Action for Animals: Damian Marroquin at TEDxCarverMilitaryAcademy
Videos | Contributor(s): Damian Marroquin
Damian wants the world have more empathy towards animals that are violently abused. Damian gives a heartfelt talk about how he learned of the abuse many animals suffers and what he plans to do about it. 16-year-old Damian Marroquin loves music, art, and spending time playing or listening to...
Randagismo e volontariato in Sardegna: Maria Elena Pisu at TEDxViaTirso
Videos | Contributor(s): Maria Elena Pisu
Stray dogs are usually a problem : for dogs itselves, for health community, for safety. In this Tedx the speaker shows us how it is possible to transform a social problem in a social opportunity, with educational , economical and health effect. Maria Elena Pisu has started to take care of...
When Wolves and Human Meet...Again: Teo Alfero at TEDxManhattanBeach
Videos | Contributor(s): Teo Alfero
Some emotional wounds are too deep to share with other humans. Teo Alfero shares how wolves can be a source of healing for humans struggling to find "their pack."Originally from Argentina, Teo moved to California in 1999. He comes from a family of educators and legislators with a...
The ocean is the best friend, we don't know | Alistair Dove | TEDxPeachtree
Videos | Contributor(s): Alistair Dove
Marine biologist Alistair Dove thinks a better understanding of the ocean and the animals in it will be vital to sustaining the quality of life on this planet and in this talk, he provides compelling reasons why. Dr. Alistair Dove is an Australian marine biologist living in the United...
The cry of a "New Born" | Susan Lingle | TEDxUniversityofWinnipeg
Videos | Contributor(s): Susan Lingle
Mammals know a young creature in need when they hear it. Humans often respond to cries of infants from different species. What about other animals? Are the cries of different species similar enough for parents from one species to respond to the cries of another?Susan Lingle’s research...
Wildlife conservation and the art of letting go | Geraldine Morelli | TEDxWandsworth
Videos | Contributor(s): Geraldine Morelli
Africa stole her heart and its wildlife changed her life. Through volunteering in a wildlife rehabilitation centre in South Africa, Geraldine learned how we should treat and respect wild animals, precisely by accepting that they are wild and should not be domesticated even though they fascinate...
Cod Forgive Us: The 6th Great Extinction in Stories and Tattoos | Andrée Zaleska | TEDxJamaicaPlain
Videos | Contributor(s): Andrée Zaleska
Andrée brings to life the stories of the animals we are losing in the 6th Great Extinction in the Earth's history, currently underway. She highlights the overriding link to climate change and ends with suggestions of how to approach and resist this horrific event.
The Role of Animals | Cameron Baker | TEDxCardinalNewmanHS
Videos | Contributor(s): Cameron Baker
A student discusses the various roles animals play in the lives of humans.
Our pets: rethinking the way we say goodbye: Jackie Campbell at TEDxSouthBank
Videos | Contributor(s): Jackie Campbell
Dr Jackie Campbell is a palliative care veterinarian, providing support and pain relief for our fluffy and furry family members in times of need. In this talk, Jackie shares how she works to help families better navigate the challenges of end of life decision making for our pets. Dr Jackie...
Como piensan los animales: Alex Kacelnik at TEDxPuraVida
Videos | Contributor(s): Alex Kacelnik
His interest is to understand animal behavior in light of the ecological problems that evolution presents species in their natural circumstancesAlex Kacelnik is Professor of Behavioral Ecology at the University of Oxford , UK.His interest is to understand animal behavior in light of the...
The Power of a Pet: Rustin Moore at TEDxOhioStateUniversity
Videos | Contributor(s): Rustin Moore
Dr. Rustin Moore tells us about zooeyia which includes the the power of the human-animal bond and the benefits of having a pet.Dr. Rustin Moore is the dean and Ruth Stanton Chair of Veterinary Medicine in the Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). Dean Moore is a board-certified equine...
Learning to see with the heart: Patricia Tirrell at TEDxLizardCreek
Videos | Contributor(s): Patricia Tirrell
It is special that two different species, humans and dogs, are able to live together in harmony. In order for the relationship between species to work there are rules that need to be followed – much the same as when we visit another culture. Working with animals I have learned about the...