Christo & Wilkinson Blog

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


ysander with a tusk from a dead elephant, in Botswana, 2010. (Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson)

Killing the International Trade on Endangered Species

We will have no words to explain to children of the future that adults dismembered their world, that the elephant was lost, and with it, wonder for all time. Children, and humanity will have nothing to look forward to. Civilization will stand or fall on the back of the African elephant. The elephant persecution is civilization’s Golgotha.
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OUR BEES ARE DYING SIGN THE PETITION

According to two stunning new reports, the collapse of honeybee populations is worse than we ever thought. PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION
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America is Struggling to Hold onto a Vestige of its Conservation Ethos

Without the wolf, humans may not have fared quite as well over the millennia defending themselves against other carnivores such as lions and leopards.
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A Salute to the Angels of the Sea, the Whale Sharks

If we learn the lesson this time around, the children of the next generation will thank us and be able to cherish what is left of “heaven’s poetry to us,” the life force of this big blue marble in space.
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Silent Pride, Saving the Last Lions of Africa

Canned hunting incites trophy hunters, which in turn attracts poachers. Within a few days of Cecil’s killing, five poachers went into Tsavo in Kenya and killed five elephants—news which hardly reverberated in the world’s conscience for what humanity is also doing to the largest land mammal on earth.
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©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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