Voices for Biodiversity

Related Articles

A World Without Elephants

by

As I write this, I just learned about the horror of 87 elephants slaughtered for their ivory in Botswana in early September.

Read more
- Oct 17, 2018
Meeting with an Elephant

by

In this unprincipled time of elephant carnage in the name of ivory, my wife, son and I have come to view elephants as being on equal footing, searching for them with a guide on conservation lands.

Read more
- Aug 27, 2017
The Bones of Extinction at the Ivory Crush

by

In November, 2013, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service stood vigil over an unprecedented event in the United States: the crushing of six tons of illegal ivory seized from poachers and smugglers. At the…

Read more
- Jan 20, 2014
The Bones of Contention

by

In November, 2013, photographer and poet Cyril Christo traveled to Colorado with his family to watch the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service demolish six tons of illegal ivory in hopes of delivering a message…

Read more
- Jan 13, 2014
Saving the African Elephants

by

2011 marked the worst year for elephant poaching and illegal ivory trading since the height of the trade in the 1980s, according to the UK-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA). Following this…

Read more
- Aug 05, 2012
The Crucifix Moment: Slaughter of Innocence

by

Photographers Cyril Christo and Marie Wilkinson talk with Izilwane about their new film Lysander’s Song, the slaughter of elephants throughout Africa, and how the survival of the elephant and the innocence…

Read more
- Jun 18, 2012