Pet therapy in work and school | Lorinda Schrammel | TEDxOStateU
Lorinda Schrammel is the training and development manager at Oklahoma State University. She is also the owner of Evie, a 2-year-old black and tan shepherd who works with OSU's pet therapy program. While Lorinda works in Human Resources at OSU, Evie welcomes new employees and serves as a...
The journey of saving strays | Kiran Maheen | TEDxFASTLahore
Kiran Maheen talks about her journey and efforts to look after the largely ignored stray animals. Ms. Kiran is the founder of Todd’s Welfare Society (TWS), an animal rescue and rehabilitation NGO. TWS has rescued over 80 dogs, cats and donkeys till date and have assisted in 40...
¿Y si hacemos turismo con llamas? | Alejandra Arias-Stella | TEDxTukuy
Antes de la conquista del Perú, las llamas eran el animal de carga por excelencia. Sin embargo, con la llegada de los españoles y la reducción de la población nativa, las llamas fueron reemplazadas por las mulas y los caballos. En esta charla, Alejandra Arias,...
The Human-Animal Bond : Our History With Dogs
Contributor(s): Stanley Coren
Meet Spot, the robot dog that can run, hop and open doors | Marc Raibert
That science fiction future where robots can do what people and animals do may be closer than you think. Marc Raibert, founder of Boston Dynamics, is developing advanced robots that can gallop like a cheetah, negotiate 10 inches of snow, walk upright on two legs and even open doors and deliver...
Success, Wisdom and Dogs | Rakesh Shukla | TEDxICTMumbai
Videos | Contributor(s): Rakesh Shukla
Rakesh Shukla, a technocrat, pursued his love for his four legged friends by venturing into unchartered territories. He founded the “The Voice of Stray Dogs” (VOSD), a non-profit for rescue and rehabilitation of stray dogs. His fleet has rescued over 7000 dogs.In this talk, he talks...
TIBURÓN TORO: DEL MIEDO A LA ESPERANZA PLAYENSE" | José Urbina | TEDxUPP
Videos | Contributor(s): José Urbina
En casi todo el mundo los tiburones despiertan para algunos, el terror pero para otros la fascinación. En Playa del Carmen, una comunidad de buzos, fascinados por estos animales, aprendieron que los tiburones visitantes en cada invierno, no son para nada una amenaza si no que son animales...
Plastic that marine animals can safely eat | Kevin Kumala | TEDxUbud
Videos | Contributor(s): Kevin Kumala
When faced with an epic plastic problem, what do you do? Kevin Kumala has created a new “plastic” bag made from cassava starch, which is 100% biodegradable, compostable, non-toxic, and even edible. Kumala claims the bioplastic leaves no trace of toxic residue, a point he demonstrates...
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 staff...
Beyond Human | Geoff Luck | TEDxCharlottesville
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Geoff Luck, filmmaker/Executive Producer at National Geographic Television, reveals how his experience with filming elephants in Botswana taught him that by seeing ourselves as just another animal species, we can develop a richer way to live with every living being on the planet.Geoff Luck is a...
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...
How my dog taught me to be more human | Harsthitha Canchi | TEDxYouth@BrookhouseSchool
Videos | Contributor(s): Harsthitha Canchi
In her TEDx talk, “How my dog taught me to be more human”, she conveys what humanity means to her, and how the perspective was brought about by understanding her dog’s behavior. Harshitha is 17 years old and currently completing her A-level at Oshwal Academy Senior High. This...
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...
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....
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...
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...
What My Dogs Taught Me | Bruno Icobet | TEDxBacau
Videos | Contributor(s): Bruno Icobet
When working as a programmer for several hours a day, you need something to get in touch with your human nature and to break the patterns of your life. For Bruno, his savior was Alma, a gorgeous Golden Retriever.Bruno is not a professional dog trainer and he does not make a living training dogs...
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...
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...
¿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,...