Tag: Cyril Christo


Walking Thunder Film opens in Santa Fe

FILM REVIEW: A World without Elephants

FILM REVIEW: Christo and Wilkinson wisely stay in the background for most of the film, letting their son, the people of the land, and the animals themselves tell their story.
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SAVE THE WHALES - Cyril Christo Editorial

Are These the Last Days of Leviathan?

When the humpback songs came out in the 1960s, some thought they were the voice of extraterrestrials. I know some don’t want to hear of tragedy, but we have no more than a few years to turn the tide around. That is what the next decade will all be about.
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©WALKING THUNDER FILM - Elephant Conservation

WALKING THUNDER FILM: Q & A with filmmakers Cyril Christo & Marie Wilkinson

“Walking Thunder,” a film by Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson, tracks elephants across Africa. The couple’s son, Lysander, guides viewers through his discovery, first of the elephants and peoples of Africa, and then of the threats they face. Christo calls the film a “prayer” for the species.
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Saved by the Great Being — the elephant

The Chinese ivory market is being dismantled after 5,000 years. There may be a little more hope than a year ago for the elephant but the narcissist butchery of hunters and the carnage of poaching still challenge the species and many others.
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Humback Whales - Cyril Christo Blog

An Encounter with the Great Sirens of the Sea

One can only pray that all whaling will soon meet its demise and join the chorus of those fighting for the elephants, their distant, distant cousins, so that they too do not perish from the earth.
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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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©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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