Call to Action for Animals: Damian Marroquin at TEDxCarverMilitaryAcademy
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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...
Barking and marking: decoding the language of dogs: Chris Ramsay at TEDxClevelandStateUniversity
Contributor(s): Chris Ramsay
In this talk, Chris will give fascinating background into the world of dogs and how to keep man and man's best friend on their best behavior.With over a decade of study under his belt, Chris Ramsay, professional K9 specialist, can interpret the language of dogs – both vocal and...
Being human vs. being humane: Shael Martin at TEDxPalmerston
Contributor(s): Shael Martin
how can the way we look at all life around us, big and small, help make the world a better place? shael looks at the impact humans have on fauna, and thinks that while so many people love animals, why are they going extinct?being human versus being humane: What is the difference between being...
Classic connection through modern technology: Brooke Martin at TEDxSpokane
Contributor(s): Brooke Martin
Dogs using computers? Teenage entrepreneur develops technology to check on pets and then evolves into a tool for adult care.Brooke is a 15-year-old entrepreneur from Spokane, Washington. Her career was launched at Startup Weekend Spokane in the Fall of 2012. At age 12, she pitched an innovative...
Artwork for Animals: Gina Anderson at TEDxWindham
Contributor(s): Gina Anderson
Creating artwork for animals is a dynamic new idea to comfort our pets and express our feelings for them in a way they can appreciate.After twenty years as a human factors engineer, Gina Anderson is now taking her knowledge of how people interact with technology and applying it to her work as a...
Peace with non human animals: Marco Verdone at TEDxLakeComo
Contributor(s): Marco Verdone
A veterinarian, in charge of taking care of the animals belonging to the penitentiary in the island of Gorgona, gradually becomes conscious of their suffering and destiny and endeavors to restore peace between humans and non-human animals in the island and, then, anywhere.Marco Verdone is a...
The coolest animal you know nothing about...and how we can save it: Patricia Medici at TED Talks
Contributor(s): Patricia Medici
Although the tapir is one of the world's largest land mammals, the lives of these solitary, nocturnal creatures have remained a mystery. Known as "the living fossil," the very same tapir that roams the forests and grasslands of South America today arrived on the evolutionary scene...
Una nueva mirada a los animales: Sarah Migual Cournane at TEDxYouth@Valladolid
Contributor(s): Sarah Miguel Cournane
Sarah, a la que le encantan los animales, estudiando en clase de filosofía el concepto de moralidad, se da cuenta de que los primates tienen una gran base de moralidad. Tras una profunda investigacion, junto a sus amigos Maria y Nacho, llegan a la conclusion de que hay mas aspectos que...
Animal Welfare and the Future of Zoos: Ron Kagan at TEDxOaklandUniversity
Contributor(s): Ron Kagan
Detroit Zoological Society Executive Director Ron Kagan will share a view of the future that includes a different relationship between human and non-human animals. Zoos will demonstrate a fundamental commitment to being "patient-centered” – ensuring a great quality of life for...