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Surprise! You’re the president: A conversation with the first female president of Mauritius

You’ve heard of a philosopher king. But what about a biologist president? Ameenah Gurib-Fakim — the biologist who gave the ...

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A TEDGlobal friendship, straight from the Amazon: Mark Plotkin and Tashka Yawanawá

A few years ago, ethno-botanist Mark Plotkin injured his foot. A visit to a doctor at home had him feeling ...

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Reflections on TEDGlobal 2014, from the community

One of the best things about a week after a conference? The chance to reflect on the experience. In the ...

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Photos to close out TEDGlobal 2014

Bold, moving, challenging: TEDGlobal 2014 has just wrapped. Browse photos from the final two days of the conference, which headed South ...

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What is TEDGlobal 2014?

This October in Rio de Janeiro, TEDGlobal celebrated the outpouring of innovation, dynamism and creativity taking place all over South America and the global South. At this weeklong conference, we looked at the large ideas underlying today's news and events -- the currents that drive the world.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 6-10, 2014. See the speaker lineup

“Biodiversity underpins all life on earth, and yet we keep destroying it.” — Ameenah Gurib-Fakim

“Social change is not going to come from just knowing more information, but from doing something with it.” — Pia Mancini

“We need to build an Internet where privacy is no longer just an option, but the default.” — Andy Yen

“No person who is fleeing war should ever face a closed border.” — Melissa Fleming

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