Workhorse: The Horsemanship of Business | Alexandra Moran | TEDxValparaisoUniversity
Videos | Contributor(s): Alexandra Moran
"Workhorse: The Horsemanship of Business" explores the power of equine assisted learning, or EAL. EAL is a method to weave the world of horses and their herds into the corporate and personal landscape, and to explore traits, techniques, and skills that humans and horses share. Through...
Not your regular cat person | Latika Nath | TEDxBITSPilani
Videos | Contributor(s): Latika Nath
Latika Nath is a conservational ecologist and a wildlife photographer. She was awarded the title of ‘The Tiger Princess’ by National Geographic in 2001 which featured her work. She is the first woman biologist in India with a doctorate on tigers. She has spent over twenty-five years...
Can dogs teach us to be more human? | Shirin Merchant | TEDxDharavi
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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...
How veterans and dogs can save each other | David Shade | TEDxRoseTree
Videos | Contributor(s): David Shade
David Shade discovered how powerful the relationship between humans and dogs can be and asks a very simple question that may help veterans returning to civilan life. He came back from Afghanistan in 2007, having served as a paratrooper in the United States Army, earning a Purple Heart for...
How bees can keep the peace between elephants and humans | Lucy King
Videos | Contributor(s): Lucy King
Imagine waking in the middle of the night to an elephant ripping the roof from your house in search of food. This is a reality in some communities in Africa where, as wild spaces shrink, people and elephants are competing for space and resources like never before. In this engaging talk,...
Deadly cures: how venomous animals could save your life | Glenn King | TEDxUQ
Videos | Contributor(s): Glenn King
Creepy crawlies are much more than the stuff of nightmares. Animal venoms have numerous properties that could serve as exceptional therapeutics for life-threatening medical conditions. Professor Glenn King, a pioneer in development of new applications for animal venom, believes the next...
Life lessons from my horse | Stephanie Scheller | TEDxSanAntonio
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Through working with horses Stephanie has realized that the world often gives us exactly what we ask for, and understanding that may be the missing link we've been seeking. Stephanie Scheller may be young but she is an accomplished speaker, trainer & coach and has worked with close to...
This is what happens when you actually understand your dog | Anja Schweimer | TEDxTUM
Videos | Contributor(s): Anja Schweimer
In this revealing talk, Anja unmasks many myths around dogs she also once believed in. She points out what happens inside dogs when they look out of the window, play fetch or are yelled at, and which alternatives help you to better care for your dog. Furthermore, she explains why several pet...
PTSD and service dogs: Beneath the surface | Shannon Walker | TEDxMtHood
Videos | Contributor(s): Shannon Walker
Fox News radio stations seem to think Shannon Walker is the go-to expert voice representing the power of a service-dog in the life of combat veterans. No wonder. Shannon Walker is the founder and CEO of Northwest Battle Buddies, a non-profit foundation that matches expertly trained service-dogs...
Loving animals to death | Esther Verhoeven | TEDxHarderwijk
Videos | Contributor(s): Esther Verhoeven
Esther takes care of and trains dolfins. She has a great heart for these animals and she inspires people to be very careful in the way we treat animals. Esther is a dolfin trainer. She worked in different countries with dolfins and orca's and has a great heart for these lovely animals where...
Everybody Died So I Got A Dog: When loss becomes your life coach | Emily Dean | TEDxNewcastleCollege
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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...
Cat Rescue: Answering The Call for Change | Bre Phelan | TEDxOmaha
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...
Re-imagining Animal Consciousness | Stephanie Theodorou | TEDxCapeMay
Videos | Contributor(s): Stephanie Theodorou
After receiving her PhD from Temple University in philosophy of religion, Stephanie Theodorou focused her attention to the study of consciousness and the role of symbolism in cognition. Her interest in animal consciousness evolved from her research in phenomenological accounts of experience in...
The inescapable problem of lab animal restraint | Garet Lahvis | TEDxMtHood
Videos | Contributor(s): Garet Lahvis
Garet Lahvis is a pioneer in academic research on the mental experiences of laboratory mice and is an internationally recognized scientific expert on empathy. Using sophisticated behavioral experiments, his laboratory discovered that mice enjoy living with other mice and they can also...
What horses have taught me about communication and connection | Jim Culver | TEDxLander
Videos | Contributor(s): Jim Culver
In this personal story, Jim talks about the connection between him and his horse. Hear stories of how body language and emotion affect horses. Can day to day feelings affect how a horse reacts? Learn whether Jim was able to overcome this barrier with his horse. The intersection of...
Horses See Our Armor | Sara Sherman | TEDxGullLake
Videos | Contributor(s): Sara Sherman
Sara founded Discovery Horse as a way to help kids discover their inner strength. One of the most remarkable parts of working with horses, Sara says, is they know when you’re lying to yourself. “The beauty of the lies they uncover is that they are lies of self-limitation. They are...
Why Horses Make The Best Coaches | Dana Spett | TEDxBergenCommunityCollege
Videos | Contributor(s): Dana Spett
A deep look into the interaction between horses and humans: understanding the basic needs of horses, horse care and the interaction between the two provides a rich multi-sensory, experiential setting. Horses communicate non-verbally offering opportunities to feel and experience...
Animals and our Environment : We Are All Connected | Dona Drury Wee | TEDxKenyalang
Videos | Contributor(s): Dona Drury Wee
Everything is connected: what affects our environment can have effects on animals and humans and vice versa. In this talk, Donna Drury Wee shared more details on "Animals and our Environment : We Are All Connected". Dona Drury Wee, President of Sarawak SSPCA, consistently works to...
Animal Welfare and Paradigm Shifts in Problem Solving | Amala Akkineni | TEDxIITHyderabad
Videos | Contributor(s): Amala Akkineni
Amala Akkineni, founder of Blue Cross Society of Hyderabad discusses the importance of perspectives for any given problem and how these perspectives must change with time. She elicits this with personal experiences from her time at the Blue Cross Society of Hyderabad, an organisation dedicated...
Sugar: the first Diabetic Alert Dog in Greece | Vasilis Borobokas & Sophia Katsatos | TEDxAUAthens
Videos | Contributor(s): Vasilis Borobokas, Sophia Katsatou
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