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  1. How psychology can contribute to human-animal welfare? | Hanna Mamzer | TEDxFulbrightWarsaw

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Hanna Mamzer

    Do we understand animals? Do we really know what they need? Or maybe we just give them what WE THINK they need? By getting the knowledge from the combination of psychology and cultural differences we can look at animals as someone coming from other culture. Understanding that animals have their...

  2. My Gentle Barn: Learning to Listen to Animals | Ellie Laks | TEDxWilmingtonWomen

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    The story of a mom’s desperate cries for her lost baby, their miraculous reunion, and the life lessons for us all that make us better humans. Ellie Laks is the Founder of The Gentle Barn, a national nonprofit that rescues and rehabilitates unwanted animals and heals people with the same...

  3. The Human Animal Bond–Learning From the Past, Looking Toward the Future | Angela Moe | TEDxKalamazoo

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    Throughout human history, animals have played a central role in our lives. The human-animal bond is a complex and fascinating phenomenon, perhaps best exemplified by our relationship with canines. What is it about dogs that sets them apart in their ability to connect to us? This talk examines...

  4. Service Dogs and Invisible Disabilities | Sarah Meikle | TEDxDeerfield

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    Psychiatric service dogs are misunderstood; very few people produce them and there is a desperate need for more people to do so. There are even more people that could benefit from these animals that do not realize that exist--and that they represent a treatment that can often meet needs that no...

  5. Service Dogs Are Not A Pet Project | Jocelynn Johnson | TEDxWpg

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    Service dogs are increasingly visible in society, but do you know how to behave around one?  Jocelynn Johnson, is a Geospatial Analyst for the Government of Manitoba. She is a graduate of both Red River College and the University of Manitoba (BSc), and is currently pursuing a third degree....

  6. How vultures can help solve crimes | Lauren Pharr

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    Can a bird that symbolizes death help the living catch criminals? In this informative and accessible talk, forensic anthropologist Lauren Pharr shows us how vultures impact crime scenes -- and the assistance they can provide to detectives investigating murders. (This talk contains graphic images.)

  7. Unleashing the Beast: Animals, Energy, and the Economy of Labor in Ottoman Egypt

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Alan Mikhail

    In the land-based agrarian world of early modern Ottoman Egypt, animal wealth, labor, and movement were the bases of social and economic life. Animals were the trucks, motors, cranes, heaters, and gas stations of this early modern society. Interspecies relations between humans and various...

  8. Life lessons from a military working dog | Andrew Hanus | TEDxGeorgiaTechSalon

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    Andrew Hanus is a graduate student and Ohio native, pursuing his Masters in Public Policy and City & Regional Planning at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Andrew's personal goal is to bring positivity and a motivated attitude to every situation he handles. At Tech, he serves as a...

  9. The different story of one cat | Vladislav Zlatinov | TEDxNBU

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  10. One Starfish at a Time | Erika Neo | TEDxYouth@AIS

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    Erika reflects on how her experiences with animals and children with special needs have impacted her outlook on the world. Erika Neo is an energetic, dedicated and hardworking individual who seeks to contribute as much as she can to any task she takes on. Starting at the age of 6 in Singapore...

  11. Life after academia -- helping homeless dogs | LC Ricke | TEDxLeeCollegeHuntsville

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    For most professors, getting denied tenure is the end of their career. For LC Ricke, it was only the beginning. In this intriguing talk, LC argues that people with graduate degrees have a significant amount of skills to offer the world outside the Ivory Tower.LC is the founder and director of...

  12. Rhea and the plight of pachyderms | Rhea Lopez | TEDxStXaviersMumbai

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    The life of a performing elephant is cruel. Despite the ban on animal performances in circuses, elephants are forced to perform illegally, continue to be beaten or they are kept chained up and endure poor care. The ex-circus elephant Rhea’s life was no different. After spending 53 years as...

  13. Wild Connection: How Do We Connect With Animals? | Leila Goulet | TEDxRoseburg

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    We have all had an experience with an animal at some point in our lives… How have these experiences shaped the way we view and interact with living things? What can we do to be the voice of so many vanishing species? In this talk, personal wildlife conservation stories will be explored,...

  14. Pet therapy in work and school | Lorinda Schrammel | TEDxOStateU

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    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...

  15. The journey of saving strays | Kiran Maheen | TEDxFASTLahore

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     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...

  16. ¿Y si hacemos turismo con llamas? | Alejandra Arias-Stella | TEDxTukuy

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    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,...

  17. The Human-Animal Bond : Our History With Dogs

    Videos | Contributor(s): Stanley Coren

  18. Meet Spot, the robot dog that can run, hop and open doors | Marc Raibert

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    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...

  19. Success, Wisdom and Dogs | Rakesh Shukla | TEDxICTMumbai

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    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...

  20. 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...