Tag: extinction


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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Grizzly Bears Need Better protection by Cyril Christo

Grizzly bears need better protection now

It was only in 1975 that the grizzly was put on the Endangered Species list, which certain political persuasions and special interests would like to undo, all for the sake of mining, oil, ranching and trophy hunters.
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After devastating fires, Australia needs a new environmental agenda

After Devastating Fires, Australia needs a New Environmental Agenda

The fires should serve as a warning for the rest of us. Its leaders languish with coal in their soul for being in denial of climate realities and the greatest Earth changes Australia has experienced since humans first walked onto the continent.
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Peter Beard with Lou Reed by Getty Images

The Photographic Seer, Peter Beard, showed us a world on the edge

Some called you a mix of Tarzan, and Byron, some, a sybarite in kikoy reverberant with the wild and the bush where you found your calling, trumpeting your song like a human elephant seduced by the exquisite face of the world. But in fact, your voice was prophetic.
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Why we must save the Amazon - Blog by Cyril Christo

Why we must save the Amazon

This pandemic is symptomatic of a much larger struggle and our last chance to save the Earth as we know it. In the last 50 years we have lost half the rainforests on Earth. The Amazon lost over 12 million acres last year. And 8.4 million soccer fields last decade!
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Save the Elephants Conservation Blog

In Saving the Elephants and other Species, We Preserve Freedom

Romain Gary, who so articulated the rights of the largest land mammal on earth, was also fighting for mankind's place in the world. Because without the others, there is “no room for man either. All that will be left of us is robots,” Gary insisted.
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Lions ©Lysander Christo

Trophy hunting of lions is unscientific as well as immoral.

The practice of trophy hunting is pushing the majestic animals closer to extinction in the wild.
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The pandemic is the tip of the iceberg of global change to come.

Coronavirus should be a warning for a changing climate

The pandemic is the tip of the iceberg of global change to come.
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Cyril Christo Coronavirus article

Coronavirus should make us rethink our role in the world.

Can we continue to run the engine of this civilization with the same pace, greed and lack of consciousness we began with the heyday of globalization 50 years ago?
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We need an international environmental criminal court now

We Need an International Environmental Criminal Court Now!

It is time humanity create an International Environmental Criminal Court, representing all continents, to enforce environmental protection across borders, and to minimize damage to what remains of our only life support system. Before it is too late.
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