PLANNED PARENTHOOD BENEFIT! One of our photographs, “Zambezi Elephants I,” is up for auction. Join us for Artists for Choice, a concert and art auction to benefit PPHP’s health care services, education programs, and advocacy efforts in Suffolk County.
“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.
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.