Christo & Wilkinson Blog

This is our Wildlife Conservation Blog & Call to Action dialog.


©Namibia Desert Elephant - Cyril Christo/Wilkinson

The Elephants from the Land that Time Forgot

They roam the hinterlands of the Namib desert, the world’s oldest, like relics from a fabled country that time forgot. They are the last silent juggernauts on earth and they roam the arid Ana and Mopane forests of this country of 2 million like enormous ghosts.
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Cecil the Lion article - Cyril Christo

SILENT PRIDE: Saving the Last Lions of Africa

The reality behind the murder and wanton destruction of a beautiful being called Cecil should activate a new and final wave of response, not just for the animals of the world, but also for our children.
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THE RHINOS OF THE NAMIB

In this solitary outpost of Namibia, a fable still haunts the living sands of a seemingly inexhaustible stretch of time, far from the madding crowd. But outside pressures are gaining on this imponderably perfect beast.
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TUNE INTO WILD WORLD EPISODE July 13 at 8 AM (Pacific)

Our Wild World Monday at 8 AM (Pacific) CLICK TO GO TO SITE July 13, 2015: “Twisted Balance Sheet,” with Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson In the brief time scale …

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THE LAST POLAR BEARS

While we have had a half century of theories about the limits to growth and overpopulation, the realities of what is happening to the thermal regulation of the planet is now being played out with the last polar bears of earth. The polar bear is the largest canary in the coalmine of a runaway technological society.
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©Christo & Wilkinson Elephant Photography

The Colossus of Existence: Why the Elephant Is Invaluable

The rainforest of Central Africa needs the elephant to thrive. The savannahs of Africa need the elephant for its fertilizing capacity as well. Humanity is joined at the hip of our greatest ally. We fail the elephant and we jump off the cliff of time. The loss of the elephant and what is happening to this colossal being who walked out of Africa alongside us and who helped us survive for countless millennia, is modern man’s Golgotha.
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A World Without Gorillas

Yes, Leonardo DiCaprio should be applauded for producing a feature documentary film, “Virunga,” which will win the Academy Award in a few weeks’ time. It is most appropriate that he should win his first Oscar, not as an actor but for a documentary film fighting to salvage an utter and irreplaceable jewel in the biosphere.
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Arctic Walrus, Svalbard Norway © Wilkinson & Christo

THE TIPPING POINT

Published in The East Hampton Star The Tipping Point Amagansett October 6, 2014 To the Editor: What have we learned after the climate march? Half of all nonhuman life, its …

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Confiscated ivory

The Bones of Extinction at the Ivory Crush

Published on Izilwane, Author: Lysander Christo Today, the problem is poaching. It is estimated that one elephant dies every 15 minutes. We lose thousands of elephants to poaching every year, …

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Melting Iceberg - ©Christo & Wilkinson Conservation Photography

AN EMPATHY REVOLUTION

East Hampton Star Amagansett August 23, 2014 TO THE EDITOR: For a transitory enchanted moment, man must have held his breath in the presence of this continent, compelled into an …

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