What vaccinating vampire bats can teach us about pandemics | Daniel Streicker
| Contributor(s):: Daniel Streicker
Could we anticipate the next big disease outbreak, stopping a virus like Ebola before it ever strikes? In this talk about frontline scientific research, ecologist Daniel Streicker takes us to the Amazon rainforest in Peru where he tracks the movement of vampire bats in order to forecast and...
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...
Zoonosis: Enfermedades transmisibles del Siglo XXI | Pilar Foronda | TEDxLaLaguna
| Contributor(s):: Pilar Foronda
El 75% de las enfermedades emergentes infecciosas que afectan a humanos son de origen animal. El estudio de estas enfermedades, denominadas zoonosis, puede proporcionar información acerca de las posibles enfermedades transmisibles del siglo XXI.Music by Tak-Nara.Assistant Professor Doctor...
One Health: Utpal Tatu at TEDxMAIS
| Contributor(s):: Utpal Tatu
In this enlightening and informative talk, Dr. Utpal Tatu explains the certain diseases, prevalent in both animals and humans, at the cellular level. Tatu explains how the worlds of human and veterinary medicine collide at more points than meet the eye.Dr. Utpal Tatu is a reputed professor at the...
Thirteen Dead Gorillas: Emerging Diseases and the Next Human Pandemic: David Quammen at TEDxBozeman
David Quammen talks about scary new emerging diseases—such as Ebola, SARS, bird flu, AIDS—and where they emerge from: wildlife. Most are caused by viruses. The phenomenon, when such a virus passes from wild animals into people, is called spillover. Two factors account for the...
The connection between animal disease and human health
| Contributor(s):: International Livestock Research Institute
This photofilm describes the work and expected impact of the ILRI-Wellcome Trust 'People Animals and Their Zoonoses Project' that is investigating the impact of disease pathogens in people and animals in Busia district in western Kenya.