Why sink a ship in Mexico?: Juan Pablo Ussel at TEDxTijuana
Contributor(s): Juan Pablo Ussel
The ship Uribe 121, sunk last year on the beaches of Rosarito, has become an artificial reef that houses various animal species that have adopted it as their home, while also serving as a space for marine life research . However, a unique and innovative project like this in the State, implies...
Documenting Domestication: New Genetic Archaeological Paradigms
Contributor(s): Melinda A. Zeder
Dr. Melinda Zeder, Director of Archaeobiology Program at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History delivers a talk at The Ohio State University (125 Scott Lab) about DNA and domestication. Dr. Zeder's lecture is part of a project sponsored by the Battelle Endowment...
Depression in Animals: Gernot Wieland at TEDxGhent
Contributor(s): Gernot Wieland
“Depression in Animals” deals with the construction of human identity determined by the exclusion of the other – namely the animal. Accompanied by projections, this talk examines the relationship between humans and animals and its history of control and power. Gernot Wieland...
What does it truly mean to live as one with Mother Nature? Pamela Malhotra at TEDxBangalore
Contributor(s): Pamela Malhotra
Nature conservationist & animal lover Pamela, the owner of the SAI sanctuary forest reserve in India gives us a glimpse into the hidden stories of Mother NatureSAI Sanctuary is the first private wildlife sanctuary in India being the fulfilment of a lifetime spent in protecting wildlife and...
Think like an animal: Hector Libre at TEDxSanIsidro
Contributor(s): Hector Libre
His talk shares his extensive knowledge and intuition about horses, his career as a jockey and his experience as director and professor of the school of Jockeys learners JC of San Isidro where in a few years, from 2004 graduates have won 8573 races at racetracks Palermo, San Isidro and La...
Why Humans and Dogs Make Great Companions: Sophia Kwan at TEDxAsociacionEscuelasLincoln
Contributor(s): Sophia Kwan
Sophia got a dog a year ago, and he changed her family's life in a very positive way. If you're thinking about getting a dog, you should. A dog is a man's best friend for a reason.Sophia was born in Santa Monica, California. She's lived in the United States for the majority of her...
The One Health Movement; Animals, Environment, and US: Ralph Richardson at TEDxICC
Contributor(s): Ralph Richardson
This talk takes a holistic approach to health by tying humans to the environment and animalsDr. Ralph Richardson became dean and CEO of the K-State Olathe campus in August 2015 after serving for 17 years as dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University. He is a Diplomat of...
Why Don't Dogs Live Forever? Rodney Habib at TEDxNSCCWaterfront
Contributor(s): Rodney Habib
Are we doing enough for our pets? Rodney Habib is a voice for dogs around the world. After one of his dogs, Sammie, was diagnosed with Cancer, Rodney went on a journey to discover why? What he learned along the way will surprise you and leave you with an idea that will change the way you look at...
Hope comes covered in fur: Donna Waugh at TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas
Contributor(s): Donna Waugh
The 2013 "Hero Dog of the Year" John D. and his human, Donna, team up to advance the use of canines in human cancer detection, offering hope that comes covered in fur.Donna Waugh is President of the American Scent Dog Association. The K9 handler and scent dog trainer 2006 began using...
The best college major you've never heard of: Ann Perkins at TEDxBozeman
Contributor(s): Anne Perkins
Do you consider your pet part of your family? Have you ever been struck wondering about the unique bond between humans and domesticated animals? The relationship between humans and animals goes back tens of thousands of years. But until about 40 years ago, most behavioral research focused on...
To Eat or Not to Eat, that is the Question on Class Pets: Michael Paoli at TEDxNavesink
Contributor(s): Michael Paoli
Remember being bored in school? Don't you wish you could pick vegetables in the hallway and eat them on the way to your next class? Did you ever consider eating your class pet in 7th grade? In this talk Math teacher Michael Paoli shows how an aquaponics fish tank in a New York City public...
Merida: Corazones luchando para que otros sigan latiendo: Ana Duarte Ancona at TEDxUPP
Contributor(s): Ana Duarte Ancona
Outrun abuse, cruelty and indifference and awareness for the culture of adoption of animals in the street.Owner and manager GrafixPRO RDStudio . Founder of Project Healing Patitas , launched in November 2014, whose main objective is the rescue , rehabilitation , sterilization and adoption of dogs...
Breeding Change: Cats, Culture, Conservation: Yin Myo Su at TEDxInyaLake
Contributor(s): Yin Myo Su
Yin Myo Su was born in beautiful Inle Lake in Myanmar with its unique heritage of lake rowers, floating gardens and breathtaking natural beauty. She gives a personal and heartfelt talk about how conservation and business are linked and how a chain of events took her from being a student...
A Perspective on Zoos: Andreas Kaufmann at TEDxVilnius
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...