The Wolf in the living room: A healing story: Julia Huffman at TEDxFargo
Contributor(s): Julia Huffman
Award winning filmmaker Julia Huffman (Medicine of the Wolf) takes us on a journey from her beginnings of being adopted and then the healing that took place with her first dog Bozo. This relationship with her canine, ultimatley led her to discovering the profound power of healing that both dogs...
The importance of our nation's military working dogs: Lisa Phillips at TEDxSanAntonio
Contributor(s): Lisa Phillips
In this talk, Lisa educates us about the importance of our nation’s military working dogs (MWDs), and how we can honor them and support them while on active duty and in retirement.Lisa Phillips was born and raised in Connecticut, and relocated to Texas after joining the Army in 2001 as a...
Sniffing Out Cancer: Pina De Rosa & Adriana LaCorte at TEDxWilmington
Contributor(s): Pina De Rosa, Adriana LaCorte
Pina De Rosa and Adriana LaCorte describe, with great passion and intensity, their ongoing project -- making a documentary about the ability of dogs to identify, through scent, cancer BEFORE even the most modern technology. Their talk describes the beginning of the process, and features clips...
The Future of Big Cat Conservation: Alexander Braczkowski at TEDxUQ
Contributor(s): Alexander Braczkowski
Big cats are the cornerstones of human culture, religion and business, and they are ecological agents in the savannas, forests and grasslands they occupy around the world. Throughout Alexander’s research, he has used leopards as a model species as they are found in more places than any...
A World Without Elephants: Brad Spanbauer at TEDxOshkosh
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...
Our four-legged friends or a soulles object of study?: Yulia Khukalenko at TEDxVladivostok
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.
Why sink a ship in Mexico?: Juan Pablo Ussel at TEDxTijuana
Contributor(s): Juan Pablo Ussel
The ship Uribe 121, sunk last year on the beaches of Rosarito, has become an artificial reef that houses various animal species that have adopted it as their home, while also serving as a space for marine life research . However, a unique and innovative project like this in the State, implies...
Documenting Domestication: New Genetic Archaeological Paradigms
Contributor(s): Melinda A. Zeder
Dr. Melinda Zeder, Director of Archaeobiology Program at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History delivers a talk at The Ohio State University (125 Scott Lab) about DNA and domestication. Dr. Zeder's lecture is part of a project sponsored by the Battelle Endowment...
Depression in Animals: Gernot Wieland at TEDxGhent
Contributor(s): Gernot Wieland
“Depression in Animals” deals with the construction of human identity determined by the exclusion of the other – namely the animal. Accompanied by projections, this talk examines the relationship between humans and animals and its history of control and power. Gernot Wieland...
What does it truly mean to live as one with Mother Nature? Pamela Malhotra at TEDxBangalore
Contributor(s): Pamela Malhotra
Nature conservationist & animal lover Pamela, the owner of the SAI sanctuary forest reserve in India gives us a glimpse into the hidden stories of Mother NatureSAI Sanctuary is the first private wildlife sanctuary in India being the fulfilment of a lifetime spent in protecting wildlife and...
Think like an animal: Hector Libre at TEDxSanIsidro
Contributor(s): Hector Libre
His talk shares his extensive knowledge and intuition about horses, his career as a jockey and his experience as director and professor of the school of Jockeys learners JC of San Isidro where in a few years, from 2004 graduates have won 8573 races at racetracks Palermo, San Isidro and La...
Why Humans and Dogs Make Great Companions: Sophia Kwan at TEDxAsociacionEscuelasLincoln
Contributor(s): Sophia Kwan
Sophia got a dog a year ago, and he changed her family's life in a very positive way. If you're thinking about getting a dog, you should. A dog is a man's best friend for a reason.Sophia was born in Santa Monica, California. She's lived in the United States for the majority of her...
The One Health Movement; Animals, Environment, and US: Ralph Richardson at TEDxICC
Contributor(s): Ralph Richardson
This talk takes a holistic approach to health by tying humans to the environment and animalsDr. Ralph Richardson became dean and CEO of the K-State Olathe campus in August 2015 after serving for 17 years as dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University. He is a Diplomat of...
Why Don't Dogs Live Forever? Rodney Habib at TEDxNSCCWaterfront
Contributor(s): Rodney Habib
Are we doing enough for our pets? Rodney Habib is a voice for dogs around the world. After one of his dogs, Sammie, was diagnosed with Cancer, Rodney went on a journey to discover why? What he learned along the way will surprise you and leave you with an idea that will change the way you look at...
Hope comes covered in fur: Donna Waugh at TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas
Contributor(s): Donna Waugh
The 2013 "Hero Dog of the Year" John D. and his human, Donna, team up to advance the use of canines in human cancer detection, offering hope that comes covered in fur.Donna Waugh is President of the American Scent Dog Association. The K9 handler and scent dog trainer 2006 began using...
The best college major you've never heard of: Ann Perkins at TEDxBozeman
Contributor(s): Anne Perkins
Do you consider your pet part of your family? Have you ever been struck wondering about the unique bond between humans and domesticated animals? The relationship between humans and animals goes back tens of thousands of years. But until about 40 years ago, most behavioral research focused on...
To Eat or Not to Eat, that is the Question on Class Pets: Michael Paoli at TEDxNavesink
Contributor(s): Michael Paoli
Remember being bored in school? Don't you wish you could pick vegetables in the hallway and eat them on the way to your next class? Did you ever consider eating your class pet in 7th grade? In this talk Math teacher Michael Paoli shows how an aquaponics fish tank in a New York City public...
Merida: Corazones luchando para que otros sigan latiendo: Ana Duarte Ancona at TEDxUPP
Contributor(s): Ana Duarte Ancona
Outrun abuse, cruelty and indifference and awareness for the culture of adoption of animals in the street.Owner and manager GrafixPRO RDStudio . Founder of Project Healing Patitas , launched in November 2014, whose main objective is the rescue , rehabilitation , sterilization and adoption of dogs...
Breeding Change: Cats, Culture, Conservation: Yin Myo Su at TEDxInyaLake
Contributor(s): Yin Myo Su
Yin Myo Su was born in beautiful Inle Lake in Myanmar with its unique heritage of lake rowers, floating gardens and breathtaking natural beauty. She gives a personal and heartfelt talk about how conservation and business are linked and how a chain of events took her from being a student...
A Perspective on Zoos: Andreas Kaufmann at TEDxVilnius
Contributor(s): Andreas Kaufmann
Andreas has loved animals and nature since his early childhood, which he spent near the lowland forests, surrounded by farm animals and pets.But the zoos… he did not like them. So what turned him into taking a job… at a zoo?Andreas has been actively involved with wild animals,...