Christo & Wilkinson Blog

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


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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Gray Whale Deaths

SONG OF THE EARTH

East Hampton Star Amagansett August 15, 2014 TO THE EDITOR: An alarm call needs to be sounded, but not one that blasts the ears of whales to the point of …

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baby baiji river dolphin

ON BORROWED TIME

East Hampton Star Amagansett August 6, 2014 TO THE EDITOR: This summer, after witnessing transcendent incantations at Lalibela’s churches in Ethiopia, we went to witness the great tuskers in Kenya. …

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Pembe Moja One Tusk elephant

ONE TUSK

Our breakfast in Tsavo (Tsavo is where the world’s largest elephant Satao was from and where he was killed by poachers only a short while ago) along the Galdessa River …

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Christ and Wilkinson in Tsavo Kenya 2014

TRAVELING WITH LYSANDER – SUMMER 2014

One of the blessings that Cyril and I give thanks for is our ability to travel and do our shoots accompanied by Lysander, our son. He’s been with us in …

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Christo & Wilkinson Baby Ellies

BABY ELIE BLISS!

As many of you know, we three are in Africa. This is Lysander in Tsavo where Lysander (above photo) found rock amusements in the deep sienna earth. Barely managed to …

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Satao the World's largest elephant killed by poachers

THE DEATH OF SATAO

For Immediate Release June 16, 2014 AMERICAN CONSERVATION PHOTOGRAPHERS CHRISTO & WILKINSON MOURN DEATH OF SATAO, CALL FOR INCREASED PROTECTION FOR ENDANGERED ELEPHANTS Cyril Christo:  Blatant Killing of One of …

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©Christo & Wilkinson Conservation Photography

GIANTS ON MY MIND | The global march to save the African Elephant

PUBLISHED IN OPINIONS/MY VIEW, SANTA FE NEW MEXICAN - 9/8/2013 Several years ago, my wife, Marie, and I began to mourn the tragic dismembering of elephant society across Africa. We ...
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©Christo & Wilkinson Elephant Photography

AMONG NECESSARY GIANTS: Why we can’t afford to lose the elephant

ARTICLE IN THE ECOLOGIST – July 27, 2011 Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson, authors of Walking Thunder, explain why the survival of the elephant is critical for our own future. …

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