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  1. The Ethical Implications of Animal Institutions | Amélie D'hers | TEDxSantaClaraUniversity

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    Amélie D’hers, originally from Redmond, WA, is a third year at Santa Clara University majoring in Management Information Systems in the business school with a minor in Computer Science. Starting at a young age, Amélie developed a passion for animals and surrounded...

  2. Nature's disease detectives: animals | James Logan | TEDxLondon

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    Could the solution to one of the world’s biggest killers already exist in nature? Professor James Logan answers this question, by demonstrating a surprising new way we can help diagnose and stop the spread of malaria, with help from animals. Animals are nature’s disease detectives....

  3. What vaccinating vampire bats can teach us about pandemics | Daniel Streicker

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    Could we anticipate the next big disease outbreak, stopping a virus like Ebola before it ever strikes? In this talk about frontline scientific research, ecologist Daniel Streicker takes us to the Amazon rainforest in Peru where he tracks the movement of vampire bats in order to forecast and...

  4. Why I Keep Ants as Pets | Mikey Bustos | TEDxUPLB

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    Mikey Bustos was born in Toronto, Canada and started raising ants and creating ant farms in his parents' basement. It led him to create the AntsCanada Youtube channel and AntsCanada.com, both promoting the pet ant keeping hobby, myrmecology, ecology, and habitat conservation. AntsCanada has...

  5. Protect Pets, Protect Families: Time for Legal Change | Mandy MacLeod | TEDxUAlberta

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    Mandy MacLeod explores the largely unrecognized issue of the effect of domestic violence on family pets. Born in Kitchener, Ontario, Mandy studied drama and theatre performance in Calgary before attending law school at the University of Alberta. There she met her (now) husband, and the love of...

  6. How domestic violence affects Pets | Wendy Sneddon | TEDxAinleyTopWomen

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    Dr Wendy Sneddon RVN, MSc, FInstLM, AssocCIPD is passionate about animals and a world free from violence towards any creature. Wendy’s big idea is to build a culture of kindness around the world where it’s absence becomes a red flag that somethings not right and we need to say...

  7. How a handful of fishing villages sparked a marine conservation revolution | Alasdair Harris

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    We need a radically new approach to ocean conservation, says marine biologist and TED Fellow Alasdair Harris. In a visionary talk, he lays out a surprising solution to the problem of overfishing that could both revive marine life and rebuild local fisheries -- all by taking less from the ocean....

  8. Lessons from Listening to Horses | Lucinda Vette | TEDxOshkosh

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    The story of Cimarron, a former drug-running horse turned "teacher," illustrates the evolving role of the horse/human bond; and provides an inspiring framework for living and leading effectively, and from the heart, in an interconnected world. Lucinda Vette, an Oshkosh native,...

  9. "Descubre tu potencial a través de los caballos" | Candy Rodríguez | TEDxRúaSanFroilán

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    Los caballos contribuyen positivamente al desarrollo cognitivo, físico, emocional y social de las personas. A través de ellos, descubrimos nuestro potencial. Veterinaria, coach y especialista equina. Es la fundadora de “El Rincón de Finca El Carmen”, donde...

  10. Perros para proteger a víctimas de violencia machista | Ángel Mariscal & Miriam Sánchez | TEDxMadrid

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    Ángel Mariscal es adiestrador canino y creó un sistema para que mujeres víctimas de violencia de género entrenasen a perros de seguridad que las protegiesen de sus agresores, el Proyecto Pepo. Miriam Sánchez vivió los inesperados efectos de establecer...

  11. How you can help save the bees, one hive at a time | Noah Wilson-Rich

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    Bees are dying off in record numbers, but ecologist Noah Wilson-Rich is interested in something else: Where are bees healthy and thriving? To find out, he recruited citizen scientists across the US to set up beehives in their backyards, gardens and rooftops. Learn how these little data...

  12. Canicross: La aventura de correr con tu perro | Diego Guevara Sánchez | TEDxCordoba

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    Diego es impulsor de la iniciativa CanRun, con la que une sus dos pasiones: la actividad física y el mundo de los perros. El canicross es un deporte único, que consiste en que las personas corran formando un equipo junto con sus perros. En su charla nos invita a conectarnos con...

  13. Cómo ser el mejor amigo del perro | Cristian Kuperbank | TEDxSanIsidro

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    De Comodoro Rivadavia,Chubut, pero criado en diferentes partes del país descubrió a los 14 años la pasión de trabajar con animales. Se despierta escuchando rock & roll y algunos lo llaman “El Rey del pollo al disco” pero viene desde su escuela canina...

  14. Perros que cambian vidas | Fernanda López Ayala & Nicolas Stupenengo | TEDxUCES

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      Fernanda López Ayala, llegó a Bocalán Argentina en 2012, entidad que se dedica al entrenamiento de perros de asistencia para personas con discapacidad motriz y niños con autismo, buscando mejorar la calidad de vida de su hermano. En el 2014 se formó en...

  15. African snakes: myths debunked | Marcel van Driel | TEDxLusaka

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    There are many myths about African snakes. In this talk, Marcel addresses the three most important ones by using logic and common sense. This talk was recorded at TEDxLusaka 2019: The power of togetherness held on 1st June 2019 at the NIPA Convention Centre. Marcel van Driel is a passionate...

  16. Horse Powered Healing | Jen Zoë Hall | TEDxOcala

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    What could you discover about yourself from a horse? What message could a 1200 pound animal that doesn’t talk give you?  After living the life we are told by the conventional wisdom that we should, do we end up fulfilled and truly happy? Does going to the right schools and getting...

  17. Where are the wild elephants supposed to go? | Paola Branco | TEDxUIdaho

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    As amazing as it would be if they did, animals don’t help save animals. People do…or don’t. African elephants are one of many animals that need to be saved. However, human-elephant conflicts are known to have occurred for many, many years, all over the African...

  18. TEDxJeonju - Jeong min Yoon - Animal Assisted Therapy / Activity & I.

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  19. Animal Aid- an end to mental health waiting lists | Amy Aylmer | TEDxDrogheda

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    Currently Ireland has the highest child girl suicide rates in the EU. Waiting lists to see a mental health professional for young adults under 18 are incomprehensible. Schools and colleges cannot hire counsellors fast enough. Although there are many reasons, theory's and explanations as to...

  20. Terapias realizadas con perros | Miguel de Prado | TEDxGijon

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    La actuación de las unidades caninas salvan muchas vidas. Su adiestramiento les permite en comunión con su monitor, localizar personas perdidas y ayudar en rescates. Pero también actúan como ayuda en terapias de recuperación. Miguel de Prado nos cuenta su...