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  1. Call to Action for Animals: Damian Marroquin at TEDxCarverMilitaryAcademy

    Contributor(s): Damian Marroquin

    Damian wants the world have more empathy towards animals that are violently abused. Damian gives a heartfelt talk about how he learned of the abuse many animals suffers and what he plans to do about it. 16-year-old Damian Marroquin loves music, art, and spending time playing or listening to...

  2. Can dogs teach us to be more human? | Shirin Merchant | TEDxDharavi

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Shirin Merchant

    Shirin Merchant is a canine evangelist. Founder of Canines Can Care, Shirin is dedicated towards canine training & counselling. She advocates the role of dogs in our society and talks about her experiences with dogs which will change your view of the man’s best friend. Shirin Merchant...

  3. Can Shelter Pets Heal a Community? | Stacy Mendell Matt Angleman | TEDxGrandJunction

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Stacy Mendell, Matt Angleman

    They look at how to harness the power of the human-animal bond to create healthier and more compassionate communities. Their presentation includes therapy dogs Chazz and Ness. Stacy is a licensed clinical social worker who uses four-legged co-therapists in her mental health work on the Western...

  4. Can Wearable Computing for Dogs Keep Humans Safer?: Melody Moore Jackson at TEDxPeachtree

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    This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. The earliest record of dogs assisting humans with disabilities dates back to ancient Rome, in the first century A.D. Melody shows us a creative use of wearable computing that enables humans and their...

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

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Diego Guevara Sánchez

    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...

  6. Canine Connections: Mike Dowling at TEDxNapaValley

    Videos | Contributor(s): Mike Dowling

    Marine Corps Sergeant Mike Dowling talks about Canine Connections, the connection between a Military Dog Handler and his dog, Sergeant Rex, as part of the TEDxNapaValley 2012 "Connected" event. Born in Berkeley California and raised in the Bay Area, Mike Dowling is a former U.S. Marine...

  7. Canine Therapy: Training Romanian Strays to Help Children

    Videos | Contributor(s): Victor Chitic, Michael Bird (director)

    This is a short clip shot in 2011 by Michael Bird with therapist Victor Chitic and the Animal Assisted Therapy program Dogs for People developed in Romania by the animal welfare organization Four Paws.Using a dog we can address with children issues that need to be discussed in a sensitive...

  8. Canines in Combat and Competition: Michael Davis at TEDxOStateU

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    Oklahoma State University Professor Michael Davis researches animal athletes ranging from explosive detection dogs to Iditarod sled racing dogs. He talks about his findings and passion to help these incredible canines.

  9. Cat Rescue: Answering The Call for Change | Bre Phelan | TEDxOmaha

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Bre Phelan

    The three C’s of Coffee, Cats and Community are the pillars of reframing feline rescue in this talk. Building on models in Japan, Bre Phelan reframes how we as a community can look at cat rescue by blending a café and cat rescue under one roof. This more natural and humane model...

  10. Catpeople- How to Make Friends with a City?: Olga Galecka at TEDxYouth@Hrodna

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    In her talk Olga is going to tell us about her own example of relations with a city and..what cats have to do with this, yeah, those cats with fur and tales. Olga is a volunteer from Poland, working in Hrodna. She is an admirer of a city and city life in all its displays. Volga is especially...

  11. Classic connection through modern technology: Brooke Martin at TEDxSpokane

    Videos | Contributor(s): Brooke Martin

    Dogs using computers? Teenage entrepreneur develops technology to check on pets and then evolves into a tool for adult care.Brooke is a 15-year-old entrepreneur from Spokane, Washington. Her career was launched at Startup Weekend Spokane in the Fall of 2012. At age 12, she pitched an innovative...

  12. Cod Forgive Us: The 6th Great Extinction in Stories and Tattoos | Andrée Zaleska | TEDxJamaicaPlain

    Videos | Contributor(s): Andrée Zaleska

    Andrée brings to life the stories of the animals we are losing in the 6th Great Extinction in the Earth's history, currently underway. She highlights the overriding link to climate change and ends with suggestions of how to approach and resist this horrific event.

  13. Coexistence With Street Animals | Gira Shah | TEDxDAIICT

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Gira Shah

    "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...

  14. Collateral Damage in the War Against Animal Homelessness: Miranda Workman at TEDxBuffalo

    Videos | Contributor(s): Miranda Workman

    Workman's talk focuses on the decisions we are making about which pets we do and do not save from abandonment, and the uneven data behind the system. She weaves interviews and research with shelters across the U.S. into her own narratives of supposedly beyond-help creatures. If you've...

  15. Como piensan los animales: Alex Kacelnik at TEDxPuraVida

    Videos | Contributor(s): Alex Kacelnik

    His interest is to understand animal behavior in light of the ecological problems that evolution presents species in their natural circumstancesAlex Kacelnik is Professor of Behavioral Ecology at the University of Oxford , UK.His interest is to understand animal behavior in light of the...

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

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Cristian Kuperbank

    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...

  17. Computational public safety- dogs, robots and disasters: Dr. Alexander Ferworn at TEDxRyersonU

    Videos | Contributor(s): Alexander Ferworn

    Dr. Alexander Ferworn, professor at the Department of Computer Science, has made a career at Ryerson by looking at challenges from perspectives very different from those of his colleagues. He started with the idea to put cameras on rescue dogs who search rubble, which led to attaching robots to...

  18. Confluence- The Turbulent Relationship of Man and Shark: Monty Halls at TEDxVilnius

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    Monty has seen the seas change during the course of his life, watching reefs that teemed with sharks and dazzled the senses with multicolored coral become lifeless and barren in the space of two decades. Sharks are a particular passion, and the talk speaks volumes about the wolf of the sea, a...

  19. Could we speak the language of the dolphins?

    Videos | Contributor(s): Denise Herzing

    For 28 years, Denise Herzing has spent five months each summer living with a pod of Atlantic spotted dolphins, following three generations of family relationships and behaviors. It's clear they are communicating with one another -- but is it language? Could humans use it too? She shares a...

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

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Sally Morgan

    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...