How you can help save the monarch butterfly -- and the planet | Mary Ellen Hannibal
| Contributor(s):: Mary Ellen Hannibal
Monarch butterflies are dying at an alarming rate around the world -- a looming extinction that could also put human life at risk. But we have just the thing to help save these insects, says author Mary Ellen Hannibal: citizen scientists. Learn how these grassroots volunteers are playing a...
What animals taught me about a fulfilling life | Ayesha Chundrigar | TEDxIslamabad
| Contributor(s):: Ayesha Chundrigar
In this talk Ayesha shares her journey of caring for animals and what it aught her about a fulfilling life. With 17 internships under her belt ranging from theater to newspapers, news channels, digital media and creative writing, Ayesha is a licensed psychotherapist with the British Association...
What conservation can look like for an African | Luwi Nguluka | TEDxLusaka
| Contributor(s):: Luwi Nguluka
In this talk, conservationist Luwi Nguluka challenges the audience to consider some not so little known facts about wildlife and conservation in Africa.
Loving animals to death | Esther Verhoeven | TEDxHarderwijk
| 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...
Re-imagining Animal Consciousness | Stephanie Theodorou | TEDxCapeMay
| 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...
Animals and our Environment : We Are All Connected | Dona Drury Wee | TEDxKenyalang
| 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
| 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...
The Ethical Implications of Animal Institutions | Amélie D'hers | TEDxSantaClaraUniversity
| Contributor(s):: Amélie D’hers
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...
Protect Pets, Protect Families: Time for Legal Change | Mandy MacLeod | TEDxUAlberta
| Contributor(s):: Mandy MacLeod
Mandy MacLeod explores the largely unrecognized issue of the effect of domestic violence on family pets. Born in Kitchener, Ontario, Mandy studied drama and theatre performance in Calgary before attending law school at the University of Alberta. There she met her (now) husband, and the love of...
How domestic violence affects Pets | Wendy Sneddon | TEDxAinleyTopWomen
| Contributor(s):: Wendy Sneddon
Dr Wendy Sneddon RVN, MSc, FInstLM, AssocCIPD is passionate about animals and a world free from violence towards any creature. Wendy’s big idea is to build a culture of kindness around the world where it’s absence becomes a red flag that somethings not right and we need to say...
How you can help save the bees, one hive at a time | Noah Wilson-Rich
| Contributor(s):: Noah Wilson-Rich
Bees are dying off in record numbers, but ecologist Noah Wilson-Rich is interested in something else: Where are bees healthy and thriving? To find out, he recruited citizen scientists across the US to set up beehives in their backyards, gardens and rooftops. Learn how these little data...
The Ties that Bind: One Health | Sharon Deem | TEDxGatewayArchSalon
| Contributor(s):: Sharon Deem
Sharon discusses the idea of One World Health - plants, animals and humans need to find a path to balance. As man disrupts the natural systems it disrupts the health of other living things which in turn cause problems that were not obviously predictable. We need to be aware of the disruptions...
What I Learned About Respect from Horses | Connie Crawford | TEDxBrownU
| Contributor(s):: Connie Crawford
Connie Crawford is a lifelong horsewoman. She practices Tom Dorrance’s approach to working with horses. Connie teaches and directs theatre at Brown University. She studied acting with Uta Hagen, Bobby Lewis and has performed in theaters across America. Connie connects across species. She...
Problems of the Pets Industry in Japan | Mari Quintana | TEDxDoshishaU
| Contributor(s):: Mari Quintana
The Animal Compassion Revolution has begun. | Erika Abrams | TEDxVIIT
| Contributor(s):: Erika Abrams
Instilling a sense of compassion towards the mute animals and creating an awareness of animals' suffering and their desperate need of our help, Erika believes and has delivered it in the best way possible that enlists paths to ensure a secure future of the animals of our Nation. Erika...
Homeless & Orphan Pets Exist | SIEW CHIN CHONG | TEDxSUC
| 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...
The Partnership That Might Save Your Pet's Life | Alane Kosanovich Cahalane | TEDxWanChai
| Contributor(s):: Alane Kosanovich Cahalane
As a veterinary surgeon, Dr. Alane Cahalane is used to being called a superhero. Her universe speaks of families who come together to save their pets, of veterinarians and nurses who passionately care for them, and of animals who battle the odds to survive. So why is the suicide rate among vets...
For Dogs Sake: A practical solution for animal cruelty | Sally Varma | TEDxThiruvananthapuram
| 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...
The missing piece in wildlife conservation | Deborah McCauley | TEDxIEMadrid
| Contributor(s):: Deborah McCauley
Most of us grew up without being conscious on how difficult is to sustain wildlife. There has been very sad chapters on our history when we weren’t able to acknowledge the importance of biodiversity and the implications of our activities on wild habitats. In her talk, Dr. Deborah McCauley...
Life-Changing Powers of the Animal-Human Health Connection | Carlyn Montes De Oca | TEDxWilmington
| Contributor(s):: Carlyn Montes De Oca
Did you know that if you share a home with an animal you may be living with a very special kind of doctor? Ok, our animal friends may not have gone to medical school but in this unique talk, you will learn surprising ways animals can benefit our mind, body, and spirit; serve as invaluable...