How community-led conservation can save wildlife | Moreangels Mbizah
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Conservationist and TED Fellow Moreangels Mbizah studied the famous Cecil the lion until he was shot by a trophy hunter in 2015. She wonders how things could've gone differently, asking: "What if the community that lived next to Cecil was involved in protecting him?" In a...
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...
Why I study the most dangerous animal on earth -- mosquitoes | Fredros Okumu
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What do we really know about mosquitoes? Fredros Okumu catches and studies these disease-carrying insects for a living -- with the hope of crashing their populations. Join Okumu for a tour of the frontlines of mosquito research, as he details some of the unconventional methods his team at the...
How to build the forever dog | Rodney Habib | TEDxMexicoCitySalon
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Digital storyteller Rodney Habib's dog, Sam, was diagnosed with cancer which sent him on a mission to save her life. Rodney Habib has spent his last years travelling the globe gathering the most up-to-date information on canine cancer. During his talk at TEDxMexicoCitySalon, Rodney shared...
What Will Future Generations Think of Our Treatment of Animals? | Paul Shapiro | TEDxMidAtlantic
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Paul Shapiro is an animal welfare advocate, the author of the bestselling book “Clean Meat,” and co-host of the Business for Good Poscast. Paul Shapiro serves as the vice president of policy for The Humane Society of the United States, the world’s largest animal protection...
Our co-evolution with dogs | Karen Becker | TEDxMexicoCitySalon
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Karen Shaw Becker is the most followed veterinarian in the world, and for good reason. Dr Becker believes in a deliberate, common sense approach to creating and maintaining vibrant health for companion animals and an unconventional, integrative approach to addressing disease and re-establishing...
Resiliency: Lessons I learned from my Dog | Darren Steeves | TEDxHalifax
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Are dogs more resilient than humans? Lessons I have learned from my four legged friend. Production: Basil Audio-Visual Inc. Darren Steeves is passionate about improving the health of his community. He is a professional Exercise Physiologist and has worked in the health and performance field for...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.