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TEDxRdam talk - Bart Weetjens by Mind Map: TEDxRdam
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TEDxRdam talk - Bart Weetjens

rats

are

highly sociable

sensitive, smell

uses to

discover landmines

then they get a food reward

why

sensitive to small

map the smells and communicate

use a clicker, standard animal training method, associate click sound with food, trained, click - food, click- food, etc

qualify

accredited amimal to find mines

the rat team

exchange knowledge

people

vehicals

in mozambique, reduce cost price by 60%

11 countries

tanzania, 11.000 people walked on a landmine

Bart Weetjens

APOPO HeroRat mine detection

extraodianary journey

mozambique

training rats

saving landminds

tuberculoses

passions

bread animals

sold them to pets shop

africa

multicultural

fascinated

back to overview

possibilities

industrial engineer

didnt want

liniair manufacturing mode

1995

landmines, structural barrier, mainly in developing world

tuberculoses

early diagnose

cure also when HIV+

in dutch terring

related to TAR

a rat can proces smell very quickly

therefore, much faster

samples will be presented to rats

hero rat saved lots of lives

applications

ratback pack

camera rat

watch movie on Youtube

conclusion

it not only about rats

they are resources to help communities with fight issues

foster a sustainable world