Swimming with the Giant Sunfish
Tierney Thys

In this fascinating talk, Marine Biologist Tierney Thys tells us about swimming with the Giant Sunfish. She talks about the Mola mola, the world's heaviest bony fish and gives us an overview of it's life. She also argues how it provides us with scientific data on the current status of life in our oceans, which is key to our understanding of our ... Read more

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Tierney Thys: Swimming with the Giant Sunfish

February 1, 2003 (over 14 years ago)

In this fascinating talk, Marine Biologist Tierney Thys tells us about swimming with the Giant Sunfish. She talks about the Mola mola, the world's heaviest bony fish and gives us an overview of it's life. She also argues how it provides us with scientific data on the current status of life in our...

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Willie Smits: Willie Smits Restores a Rainforest

February 1, 2009 (over 8 years ago)

Willie Smits talks about the restoration of environmental resources using step by step procedures that include the local people that eventually leads to increased environmental awareness and economic growth.

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Joshua Klein: On the Intelligence of Crows

March 1, 2008 (over 9 years ago)

In this talk, Hacker Joshua Klein tells us about crows. He provides examples on the intelligence of crows and how they are thriving on human communities. He urges us to find ways wherein we develop new ways to find a balance with those species living in our immediate environment.

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´╗┐Elle Woods: Elle Woods Speaks Before Congress in Legally Blonde 2

March 24, 2011 (over 6 years ago)

Elle Woods, played by Reese Witherspoon in the comedic film Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde speaks before Congress in favor of a bill to prevent animal testing. At its core, the speech is about using your voice.

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Jane Goodall: What Separates Us From the Apes

March 1, 2002 (over 15 years ago)

Jane Goodall speaks of the human's superiority above animals but also of the humility that must come with it through protecting the environment and the other species that share our diverse habitat.

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Jane Goodall: Jane Goodall Helps Humans and Animals Live Together

June 1, 2007 (about 10 years ago)

Jane Goodall explains how humans could start helping the environment by helping the human community first through proper education.

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Christien Meindertsma: How Pig Parts Make the World Turn

July 1, 2010 (about 7 years ago)

Christien Meindertsma shows the products pigs are associated with to increase awareness of the audience to what raw materials govern their daily lives.

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Juliana Ferreira: The Fight to End Rare-animal Trafficking in Brazil

March 1, 2010 (over 7 years ago)

In this speech, Ferreira explains how much trouble they get after rescuing one rare animal from illegal wildlife trade. She says that it's not always "happy ever after" once an animal gets rescued.

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Peter Tyack: The Intriguing Sound of Marine Mammals

April 1, 2010 (over 7 years ago)

In this soulful talk, Ecologist Peter Tyack tells us about the intriguing sound of Marine Mammals. He informs us that there is much music in the oceans coming from these marine mammals. They sing these songs for various reasons like finding other whales and mating. He then tells us about the nois...

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Romulus Whitaker: Romulus Whitaker: The Real Danger Lurking in the Water

November 1, 2009 (over 7 years ago)

Conservationist Romulus Whitaker talks about the efforts being undertaken in India to protect the habitat of the iconic king cobra and to conserve a critically endangered species, the gharial.

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