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  1. How we're using dogs to sniff out malaria | James Logan

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    What if we could diagnose some of the world's deadliest diseases by the smells our bodies give off? In a fascinating talk and live demo, biologist James Logan introduces Freya, a malaria-sniffing dog, to show how we can harness the awesome powers of animal scent to detect chemical...

  2. Loss of a Species – A Giant, Extinct | Thomas Hildebrandt | TEDxTUM

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    What happens when an animal species gets extinct? Is it due to the natural path of evolution or the thoughtless actions of humankind? Less than a century ago, hundreds of thousands of northern white rhinos roamed the landscape of Central Africa. Today, there are only three individuals left....

  3. Dances of the Heart: Connecting with Animals | Sally Morgan | TEDxEasthamptonWomen

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    Sally Morgan and Tristan Corgi will teach us the value of communicating with our four-legged friends. Noted author and animal, Sally has spent a lifetime honoring the relationships we share with the pets in our lives. Sally Morgan PT CST, teacher, speaker and author of the Amazon bestseller...

  4. How to Build the Best Little Zoo in the World | Sharon Matola | TEDxBelmopan

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    What would you do with animals left behind after a documentary project? Well, Sharon Matola started a zoo and in this talk, she tells us all about the journey. With her love for protecting our furry, feathered and scaly friends, Matola rekindles our love for these animal ambassadors. Sharon...

  5. Building a Humane Community | Nadia Novik | TEDxSunValley

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    There is a human element to animal welfare that often gets overlooked. Nadia Novik shows us how a humane community is one that not only cares for animals, but also for the people attached to them. Nadia Novik, Director of Shelter Outreach at the Animal Shelter of the Wood River Valley, has been...

  6. 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...

  7. 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. 

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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.

  14. 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 -...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...