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  1. When animals aren't so cuddly | Sankar Ananthanarayanan | TEDxPickeringStreet

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    When you think of Wildlife Conservation, what do you picture? Maybe you imagine a Snow Leopard pacing around the Himalayas. Or perhaps you imagine a Giant Panda munching on some bamboo. Not a lot of people would think of an endangered toad or fly! Charismatic megafauna often get a large portion...

  2. What happens when you save a Life | Deb Jarrett | TEDxDharamshala

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    Deb shares how her life transformed after she helped save the life of a stray dog on her maiden volunteering trip Dharamshala, India. She now runs the Dharamshala Animal Rescue (DAR). DAR is a Non-profit initiative seeking to create a humane & sustainable environment for animals. 

  3. Animals, Prosthetics and Saving Lives | Derrick Campana | TEDxHobokenWomen

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    Derrick has saved thousands of lives and limbs of animals. Hear his stories first hand to see what life lessons we can learn from the animals themselves. Derrick is President at Animal Orthocare, LLC. He and his team custom manufacture external prosthetics and orthotics for pets to lead a...

  4. Coexistence With Street Animals | Gira Shah | TEDxDAIICT

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    "To be humane and compassionate is our moral responsibility and our constitutional duty". Gira Shah, founder of Jeevdaya Trust and an animal lover at heart who works relentlessly for animal welfare subtly elucidates how even little compassion from humans and small eco-friendly changes...

  5. Tu gato se ha hecho gamer | Patricia Pons | TEDxCiutatVellaDeValencia

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    ¿Alguna vez has visto a un gato o a un mono jugar con un iPad? Es sorprendente, porque estos dispositivos no están hechos para animales. Pero... ¿qué pasaría si lo estuviesen? Patricia Pons nos cuenta cómo los investigadores en Animal Computer...

  6. The Problem with Treating a Dog Like a Pet | Kim Brophey | TEDxUNCAsheville

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    Applied Ethologist and Dog Behavior Specialist, Kim Brophey, analyzes the issues with the pet industry and outlines a new dog training program that values a relationship based on mutual understandings rather than one based on dominance and control. Kim Brophey, CDBC, is an applied ethologist...

  7. Exploring the borders between human and non-human animals | Alan Hook | TEDxBallybofey

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    What is it like to be a horse? - Reflecting on philosopher Thomas Nagel’s essay What Is It Like To Be A Bat? Alan Hook, Associate Head of School for Ulster Universities’ School of Communication and Media will discuss some of his latest research into the benefits and limitations of...

  8. The Dog in Me | Erin Maxson | TEDxSouthMountainCommunityLibrary

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    The story of how my life was changed by many dogs and what I learned from them.  This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.

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

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    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 -...

  10. The secrets of spider venom | Michel Dugon

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    Spider venom can stop your heart within minutes, cause unimaginable pain -- and potentially save your life, says zoologist Michel Dugon. As a tarantula crawls up and down his arm, Dugon explains the medical properties of this potent toxin and how it might be used to produce the next generation...

  11. Nurturing altruism, one animal at a time | Jayanthi Kallam | TEDxREVAUniversity

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    Altruism is the principle and moral practice of concern for happiness of other human beings and/or animals, resulting in a quality of life both material and spiritual. In the common world we can witness empathy for own kind, but we need to be aware that there are beings who live among us in our...

  12. What Your Dog Can Teach You About Aliens | Arik Kershenbaum | TEDxCambridgeUniversity

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    Animal communication on Earth shows us fundamental constraints on language that would also apply on any other planet. Dr Arik Kershenbaum is a zoologist at the University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of Girton College. He researches animal communication, particularly in cooperative predators like...

  13. Dog Whisper || Manoor Sachdev || TEDxSIULavale | Manoor Sachdev | TEDxSIULavale

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    “We as humans think we are great but we are not. We are supposed to take inspiration from life because it is your biggest gift” Manoor Sachdev is a chief canine student at Canines Solution private limited. His foremost responsibility is attracting, engaging, developing and finding...

  14. How To Help Animals Through Innovation | N.G. Jayasimha | TEDxShivNadarUniversity

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    “Most of these animals get more space in your microwave, than when they are alive.” In an extremely captivating talk, Mr. N G Jayasimha sheds light on how animals are suffering today in the name of science and advancements. With the epitome of our endless desires, we’ve been...

  15. My Dog Chip | Jerry Roberson | TEDxFlowerMound

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    Can an animal save your life? After a bad break up, Jerry found himself broke, lonely and lost. Wandering into an animal shelter. He couldn't afford to adopt an animal he knew he had no choice when Chip adopted him. His story shows us the healing power and energy that animals can bring into...

  16. How psychology can contribute to human-animal welfare? | Hanna Mamzer | TEDxFulbrightWarsaw

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    Do we understand animals? Do we really know what they need? Or maybe we just give them what WE THINK they need? By getting the knowledge from the combination of psychology and cultural differences we can look at animals as someone coming from other culture. Understanding that animals have their...

  17. My Gentle Barn: Learning to Listen to Animals | Ellie Laks | TEDxWilmingtonWomen

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    The story of a mom’s desperate cries for her lost baby, their miraculous reunion, and the life lessons for us all that make us better humans. Ellie Laks is the Founder of The Gentle Barn, a national nonprofit that rescues and rehabilitates unwanted animals and heals people with the same...

  18. The Human Animal Bond–Learning From the Past, Looking Toward the Future | Angela Moe | TEDxKalamazoo

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    Throughout human history, animals have played a central role in our lives. The human-animal bond is a complex and fascinating phenomenon, perhaps best exemplified by our relationship with canines. What is it about dogs that sets them apart in their ability to connect to us? This talk examines...

  19. Service Dogs and Invisible Disabilities | Sarah Meikle | TEDxDeerfield

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    Psychiatric service dogs are misunderstood; very few people produce them and there is a desperate need for more people to do so. There are even more people that could benefit from these animals that do not realize that exist--and that they represent a treatment that can often meet needs that no...

  20. Service Dogs Are Not A Pet Project | Jocelynn Johnson | TEDxWpg

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    Service dogs are increasingly visible in society, but do you know how to behave around one?  Jocelynn Johnson, is a Geospatial Analyst for the Government of Manitoba. She is a graduate of both Red River College and the University of Manitoba (BSc), and is currently pursuing a third degree....