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  1. Bringing about change for animals | Susan Mercer, Hitoshi Tojo | TEDxTokushimaU

    Videos | Contributor(s): Susan Mercer, Hitoshi Tojo

    At TEDxTokushimaU, Susan and Hitoshi will share with us their ideas on creating a society where we can live well together with animals.Becoming No Kill has become an expressed goal for Japan as a nation. In 2006, Susan Mercer and Hitoshi Tojo created NPO HEART Tokushima and they, along with...

  2. What if we could talk to animals? | Pea Horsley | TEDxLimassol

    Videos | Contributor(s): Pea Horsley

    We think the coolest way to communicate is via a smartphone, but what if there's a way to communicate that not only requires no batteries, but can cross the species barrier?Pea HorsleyWebsite:animalthoughts.comPea is the UK's most highly regarded animal communicator. She is an...

  3. Save a Dog's Life | Karyn Garvin | TEDxTucson

    Videos | Contributor(s): Karyn Garvin

    Karyn Garvin’s talk, “Saving a Dogs’ Life” will appeal to dog enthusiasts from all walks of life. She brings a unique clarity to the distinction between Separation Anxiety in dogs and another condition referred to as Containment Phobia in dogs. The concern is that...

  4. A tryst with reptiles | Yamini Bhaskar | TEDxNTU

    Videos | Contributor(s): Yamini Bhaskar

    Reptiles have always been a misunderstood group of animals, often “vilified” for being different. It takes some education and understanding to see why they do the things they do and in some ways Yamini draw parallels with them, being a woman doing some pretty unconventional things....

  5. Why we should not keep dolphins in aquariums | Taison Chang | TEDxXiguan

    Videos | Contributor(s): Taison Chang

    Most people see the first dolphin in their lives at aquariums. Taison did too, and the love he felt towards this particular animal drove him into a position at Hong Kong Ocean Park many years later. Instead of feeling happy to be able to see and work with his favourite animals every day, he...

  6. The empathy with animal world | Angelo Vaira | TEDxLakeComo

    Videos | Contributor(s): Angelo Vaira

    How human well being also depends on our ability to establish a harmonious and empathic relationship with animals and to understand that animals are capable of emotions very similar to those of humans.Zooanthropologist and researcher in animal cognitive sciences, but also a writer, lecturer and...

  7. A World Without Elephants | Brad Spanbauer | TEDxOshkosh

    Videos | Contributor(s): Brad Spanbauer

    In the year 2026, countries across Africa are reporting ecosystem collapse, record temperatures, reduced rainfall, and dwindling animal populations. At the center of this chaos is a void that was once filled by the African elephant. Spanbauer highlights the potential far-reaching impacts of a...

  8. Four-legged friends or soulless objects of study? | Yulia Khukalenko | TEDxVladivostok

    Videos | Contributor(s): Yulia Khukalenko

    The words we choose are creating the future of ... animals. Having studied how animals are regarded in scientific texts, linguist Yulia Khukalenko warns us about the consequences we can incur for animals if we go on talking about them in the same way.LinguistThis talk was given at a TEDx event...

  9. ¿Por qué hundir un barco en México? | Juan Pablo Ussel | TEDxTijuana

    Videos | Contributor(s): Juan Pablo Ussel

    El barco Uribe 121, hundido el año pasado en las playas de Rosarito, se ha convertido en un arrecife artificial que alberga a diversas especies animales que lo han adoptado como su casa, al mismo tiempo que funciona como un espacio para la investigación de vida marina. Sin embargo,...

  10. Zoos of the Future | Keith Lovett | TEDxNewBedford

    Videos | Contributor(s): Keith Lovett

    Zoos historically have been beloved attractions where communities came to admire animals. Over the last decade more and more people have begun questioning the ethics of zoos. The zoos of the future have an important role in protecting wildlife, but they must evolve into centers for environmental...

  11. Moj pes, moje zdravilo | Dona Gomilšek | TEDxKrško

    Videos | Contributor(s): Dona Gomilšek

    The speech teaches us about the connection between humans and animals, our relationship and our codependence. It also teaches us about the mistakes we make regarding animals and how to correct them.Dona Gomilšek is a self-proclaimed animaloholic, animal rights activist and founder of a...

  12. Hunting wildlife traffickers - passion and activism in conservation | Ofir Drori | TEDxEde

    Videos | Contributor(s): Ofir Drori

    The animal that transformed me is a baby chimpanzee I had rescued from a trafficker and became a father and mother to. I was an adventurer turned into an activist, spending years in the most remote areas of the African bush living with isolated tribes crossing thousands of kilometers on foot,...

  13. A Wild Look at Dentistry | Charles Dyer | TEDxTAMU

    Videos | Contributor(s): Charles Dyer

    Animals need dentists too. However, animal dentistry poses a whole new set of challenges. Whether its lions or tigers, Charles Dyer wants to open a window into his exotic practice.Charles E. Dyer, IV DDS MS PC is a native of Beaumont, Texas, where his father practices Pediatric dentistry. After...

  14. Super Pet Parents Save Dogs Lives | Donna Chicone | TEDxWilmington

    Videos | Contributor(s): Donna Chicone

    Donna Chicone's talk involves what it means to be a "super pet parent." After introducing the figures on dog surrender to shelter (astonishingly high), she discusses research on dog training, because nearly all of surrenders are blamed on lack of training. Super pet parents are...

  15. How Dogs Tell Us What We Need to Know | Barbara Sherman | TEDxSandhillsCommunityCollege

    Videos | Contributor(s): Barbara Sherman

    Barbara shows us how to read the body language of our dogs so that we can anticipate and alleviate their anxiety.Barbara Sherman, a board-certified veterinary behavior specialist, is the Director of Behavioral Medicine Service at NC State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. In...

  16. A Cultural Conscience for Conservation

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Caroline Good, Dawn Burnham, David W Macdonald

    On 2 July 2015, the killing of a lion nicknamed “Cecil” prompted the largest global reaction in the history of wildlife conservation. In response to this, it is propitious to consider the ways in which this moment can be developed into a financial movement to transform the...

  17. A Survey of Public Opinion on Cat (Felis catus) Predation and the Future Direction of Cat Management in New Zealand

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Jessica K Walker, Stephanie J Bruce, Arnja R Dale

    Cat predation is a prominent issue in New Zealand that provokes strong and opposing views. We explored, via 1011 face-to-face questionnaires, public opinion on (a) support for a National Cat Management Strategy (78% support); (b) concern regarding predation of wildlife by owned and un-owned cats...

  18. Factors that Influence Intake to One Municipal Animal Control Facility in Florida: A Qualitative Study

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Terry Spencer, Linda Behar-Horenstein, Joe Aufmuth, Nancy Hardt, Jennifer W Applebaum, Amber Emanuel, Natalie Isaza

    This qualitative study identified a study area by visualizing one year of animal intake from a municipal animal shelter on geographic information systems (GIS) maps to select an area of high stray-dog intake to investigate. Researchers conducted semi-structured interviews with residents of the...

  19. Ranging Behaviour of Commercial Free-Range Broiler Chickens 2: Individual Variation

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Peta S Taylor, Paul H Hemsworth, Peter J Groves, Sabine G Gebhardt-Henrich, Jean-Loup Rault

    Little is known about broiler chicken ranging behaviour. Previous studies have monitored ranging behaviour at flock level but whether individual ranging behaviour varies within a flock is unknown. Using Radio Frequency Identification technology, we tracked 1200 individual ROSS 308 broiler...

  20. Ranging Behaviour of Commercial Free-Range Broiler Chickens 1: Factors Related to Flock Variability

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Peta S Taylor, Paul H Hemsworth, Peter J Groves, Sabine G Gebhardt-Henrich, Jean-Loup Rault

    Little is known about the ranging behaviour of chickens. Understanding ranging behaviour is required to improve management and shed and range design to ensure optimal ranging opportunities. Using Radio Frequency Identification technology, we tracked 300 individual broiler chickens in each of...