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  1. Empathy and the power of virtual communities: Hannah Stonehouse Hudson at TEDxGullLake

    Contributor(s): Hannah Stonehouse Hudson

    Hannah, a photographer and writer based on the south shore of Lake Superior, knows what it means to go viral. She experienced how a single photo placed on Facebook could change her world overnight, waking up the next morning with media calls and inquiries from around the world. Hannah's...

  2. Encounters with the "Big Cats" of the Amur Region: Jeremy Nelson at TEDxMoncton

    Contributor(s): Jeremy Nelson

    Magnetic Hill Zoo in Moncton, New Brunswick, has transformed over the last quarter century from a small game farm to a zoo industry leader and innovator in the areas of education, animal care and community involvement. Their latest venture - the design and construction of a gorgeous Amur Tiger...

  3. Everybody Died So I Got A Dog: When loss becomes your life coach | Emily Dean | TEDxNewcastleCollege

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Emily Dean

    Emily Dean is a radio presenter, podcaster and journalist. She is Frank Skinner’s co-host on the award-winning Frank Skinner Show (Absolute Radio) and currently presents a hugely successful podcast for The Times called Walking the Dog. After suffering unspeakable family tragedies, Emily...

  4. 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...

  5. For Dogs Sake: A practical solution for animal cruelty | Sally Varma | TEDxThiruvananthapuram

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Sally Varma

    In this talk, Sally Varma speaks on how she and her team deal with the raging cruelty shown towards dogs, what goes into their care and rehabilitation and how a little compassion can go a long way. Sally Varma is an animal rights activist. Her wish to create peaceful coexistence between humans...

  6. Four Legged Citizens: Francis Battista at TEDxReno

    Videos | Contributor(s): Francis Battista

    Francis Battista is one of the founders of Best Friends Animal Society, and today is considered to be one of the foremost thought leaders in animal welfare. Francis was co-director of animal care at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and he managed the Best Friends rescue shelter in Tylertown,...

  7. Four-legged friends or soulless objects of study? | Yulia Khukalenko | TEDxVladivostok

    Videos | Contributor(s): Yulia Khukalenko

    The words we choose are creating the future of ... animals. Having studied how animals are regarded in scientific texts, linguist Yulia Khukalenko warns us about the consequences we can incur for animals if we go on talking about them in the same way.LinguistThis talk was given at a...

  8. Future Animals: Science, Art & Imagination: Dr. Jacqui Mulville at TEDxCardiff 2012

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    An early interest in zoology combined with exposure to the thrill of archaeological discovery led Jacqui into the world of zooarchaeology -- the study of human:animal interactions in the past. The result was a career in archaeology that has spread to work on material throughout Britain and across...

  9. HABRI Central Case Studies: Animal Intervention: Decreasing Anxiety in Cancer Patients

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    Videos | Contributor(s): HABRI Central

    A university student talks about a tumor he had as a child and how a dog his family adopted during his treatment helped him through the recovery process.

  10. HABRI Central Case Studies: Animal-Assisted Crisis Response: Providing Comfort in Times of Need

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    A volunteer with HOPE talks about how animals can provide comfort and support to people involved in and affected by crises and disasters. The support is provided not only to victims but to the first responders and volunteers.

  11. HABRI Central Case Studies: Aquariums in Alzheimer's Care Facilities

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    When an aquarium is introduced into a care facility for people suffering from Alzheimer's Disease, staff and residents both find themselves with less to worry about.

  12. HABRI Central Case Studies: Battle Buddies: Providing Emotional Support to Overcome PTSD

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    An Iraq War Veteran and the director of ICAN talk about how his service dog assists him not only with mobility issues but also in coping with his PTSD.

  13. HABRI Central Case Studies: Children Reading to Therapy Animals

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    In this video, volunteers and parents talk about the Tippecanoe County Public Library's program that allows children to read to therapy dogs and cats.

  14. HABRI Central Case Studies: Inmate Dog Training Programs: Partners in Rehabilitation

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    This HABRI Central Case Study examines the ICAN program. The Indiana Canine Assistant Network has a healing mission with two prongs, training service dogs through providing education and rehabilitation for offenders.

  15. Helping children find their way

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Patty Dobbs Gross (director), Daniel Gross

    Helping Children Find Their Way is a short video that celebrates the 100+ North Star placements that have been created during the first decade of incorporation as a nonprofit with a little help from James Taylor.

  16. Home before dark

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Patty Dobbs Gross (director), Daniel Gross (director)

    Home Before Dark is a video about the assistance dog placements for children with autism that North Star Foundation put into play during their first ten years of service. Created by Executive Director Patty Dobbs Gross and her talented son Daniel, who is himself on the spectrum, this video...

  17. Homeless & Orphan Pets Exist | SIEW CHIN CHONG | TEDxSUC

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Siew Chin Chong

    AUNTY JIA JIA (CHONG SIEW CHIN) , the founder of the non-profit organization Persatuan Perlindungan dan Peliharaan Haiwan Terbiar Skudai - Homeless & Orphan Pets Exist (H.O.P.E.). She began to rescue stray animals in 2007. From early beginnings of 120 furkids, H.O.P.E. is now home to over...

  18. Hope comes covered in fur: Donna Waugh at TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas

    Videos | Contributor(s): Donna Waugh

    The 2013 "Hero Dog of the Year" John D. and his human, Donna, team up to advance the use of canines in human cancer detection, offering hope that comes covered in fur.Donna Waugh is President of the American Scent Dog Association. The K9 handler and scent dog trainer 2006 began using...

  19. Horse Powered Healing | Jen Zoƫ Hall | TEDxOcala

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Jen Zoë Hall

    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...

  20. Horse Wisdom for the Human World | Tracy Weber | TEDxSVSU

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    Videos | Contributor(s): Tracy Weber

    Horse wisdom can inspire humans to engage authentically in ways which nurture self awareness, empathy, compassion, transforming our own lives, our organizations, our communities and the world. Tracy Weber, Ph.D. is a recognized leader in equine-assisted learning (EAL), a university professor,...