Tag: Changing America


Christo Conservation Blog - Chile

The Future of Chile Hangs in the Balance

The country wrestles with questions over mining and indigenous peoples’ rights.
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WHY WE ARE KILLING OUR PLANET

Because this decade looks like it could be the last one in which we will plausibly be able to appreciate, walk in, breathe and contemplate majesty in its most basic form
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Letter to Botswana - Cyril Christo Blog

To Botswana: You are the last great Hope for the Elephant on Earth

I write because 300 or so titans have been lost recently in Botswana, elephants that died not at the hand of man, to poachers, but to something just as insidious — irrevocable change in the climate of the world.
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Arctic Ice. PHOTO: ©Christo & Wilkinson Photography

SAVING THE ARCTIC: the wisdom of the Inuit and the future of the North Pole

Melting permafrost and 100-degree weather that just assaulted 3 million acres in Siberia, roughly the size of Belgium.
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Bushman from Kalahari Desert - Cyril Christo

LESSONS FROM THE BUSHMEN | Why We Need the Oldest Consciousness on Earth More than Ever

Lessons from the Bushmen of Africa’s Kalahari Desert.
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Dam threat to elephants - Himba

A Major Dam Project Threatens a Way of Life

A megadam threatens the Ova-Himba, one of the most isolated semi-nomadic tribes in all of Africa who are very vocal in their opposition to the dam and who have, of course, not been consulted.
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Cyril Christo Conservation Blog - Lakota Elder speaks

The pandemic is a time of purification, says a Native elder

Mother Earth is going to shake us real hard. We are all breathing this air, which is a part of nature; every living thing on this Earth has to breathe in this air. We have no business destroying any other life.
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Saving the ghosts of Madagascar, the Lemurs

Saving the Ghosts of Madagascar, the Lemurs

To see the black and white face of the Indri lemur is to look at a specter, at a moment’s notice capable of disappearing into the increasingly tenuous forests of the 4th largest island on Earth.
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Saving the great Apes - Cyril Christo

Saving the Great Apes, Our Closest Living Relatives

The prevalent view among Westerners was that they were killers and would attack humans at the slightest provocation.
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Can the last wild rhinos be saved from extinction? by Cyril Christo

Can the Last Wild Rhinos be Saved from Extinction?

This species, the now very rare Sumatran rhino, number only about eighty. The Javan rhino is at less than 70 and the Indian at about 3,500.
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