Being human vs. being humane: Shael Martin at TEDxPalmerston
Videos | 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
Videos | 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
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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
Videos | 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
Videos | 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
Videos | 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
Videos | 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...
Empathy and the power of virtual communities: Hannah Stonehouse Hudson at TEDxGullLake
Videos | Contributor(s): Hannah Stonehouse Hudson
Hannah, a photographer and writer based on the south shore of Lake Superior, knows what it means to go viral. She experienced how a single photo placed on Facebook could change her world overnight, waking up the next morning with media calls and inquiries from around the world. Hannah's...
Bats, bananas and bugs: Rob Mies at TEDxDetroit
Videos | Contributor(s): Rob Mies
Bats are one of the animals we rely on to keep us healthy, but how? In this talk, Rob Mies shares why we need to keep bats around and how saving bats can be fun, simple and social. Plus, Rob brings live bats on stage including a Malayan Flying Fox, the largest species of bat in the world with a...
How do we say we are sorry: Singing to whales: Michael Brolly at TEDxLehighRiver
Videos | Contributor(s): Michael Brolly
Michael is concerned about how human beings treat members of the animal kingdom, especially whales. Using his skills as a renowned woodturning artist and sculptor, he has built a boat that's also a musical instrument. Michael uses the boat to communicate with whales and say to them, as a...
One Health: Utpal Tatu at TEDxMAIS
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In this enlightening and informative talk, Dr. Utpal Tatu explains the certain diseases, prevalent in both animals and humans, at the cellular level. Tatu explains how the worlds of human and veterinary medicine collide at more points than meet the eye.Dr. Utpal Tatu is a reputed professor at...
The healing species: Cheri Brown Thompson at TEDxColumbiaSC
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Founder of The Healing Species, a unique educational program that uses rescued dogs to teach compassion and build character in at-risk youth.
When dolphins laugh: Benjamin Mee at TEDxTotnes
Videos | Contributor(s): Benjamin Mee
Benjamin tells of his lifelong goal to prove theory of mind in animals and of the effect it could have on animal welfare. Benjamin Mee is the author of We Bought A Zoo which then became a film featuring Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson. He is also the CEO of Dartmoor Zoo, and a Journalist....
Dogs for Conservation: Megan Parker at TEDxJacksonHole
Videos | Contributor(s): Megan Parker
Megan Parker talks about training dogs to work for conservation and preserve endangered species at a 2015 TEDx event in Jackson Hole.Megan is a pioneer in training dogs to work for conservation and preserve endangered species. She has been involved in dog training, obedience, and...
Spreading smiles in hospitals, the power of a Facility Dog: Yuko Morita & Bailey at TEDxShimizu
Videos | Contributor(s): Yuko Morita
While working as a pediatric nurse, one patient's mother said to Yuko, "this place is like a jail cell." After learning about Facility Dogs, she could not wait to introduce her new partner, Bailey, to sick children in Japan. The Facility Dog program is a new kind of medical team...
Paws with a cause story: Joe Dulin at TEDxGrandRapidsLibrary
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Director of Advancement for Paws With A Cause demonstrates with the aid of a client and his dog how Assistance Dogs help people with disabilities to become self-sufficient.
A message to dog owners everywhere: Daniel Messavussu at TEDxAmanaAcademy
Videos | Contributor(s): Daniel Messavussu
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Amana Academy 1st-8th grade students are challenged this year to redefine the world they live in. The TEDxYouthDay theme for this year is Worlds Imagined. Students will answer the Guiding Question:...
My seizure dog: Evan Moss at TEDxSouthCapitolSt
Videos | Contributor(s): Evan Moss
Evan Moss is a 9-year-old boy with tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) and epilepsy. Evan is a precocious young boy who loves to make people laugh and enjoys writing. When the decision was made to get a service dog to help Evan, his sister Aria suggested using Evan's book, My Seizure Dog, as a...
Schooled by a dog- from wounded shelter pooch to school hero: Judy Winter at TEDxLansingED
Videos | Contributor(s): Judy Winter
In 2009, I adopted a wounded, year-old shelter pooch, spent eight months rehabilitating Jack, and took tests required to become a certified therapy dog/handler through Therapy Dogs International (TDI). We first got our paws/hands wet volunteering at a children's grief center, visiting...
One lucky dog: John Pelimeno at TEDxFiDiWomen
Videos | Contributor(s): John Pelimeno
John is the Founder of Finding Rover. John was born in Marsala Sicily and immigrated to America with his parents when he was 18 months old. John is a graduate of Chico state University with a Bachlors degree in Construction Management. John owned and operated his own construction and...