A third hard-hitting article on the ivory trade

this one “Blood Ivory” in the current National Geographic. It has a lot of undercover reportage about the Phillipine, Thai, and Chinese ivory market, as Andrew Revkin reports in his blog : http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/14/a-report-exposes-how-the-chinese-government-is-fueling-elephant-slaughter/

here’s the link. http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2012/10/ivory/christy-text

well worth reading. let’s hope it and the one in the Times do some good. the time so stop this …Read More

ethical priorities

Innocent elephants are being killed in Africa, innocent civilizians are being killed in Syria. A few days back I read that 100 Syrian civilians had been killed the day before by the government of the ruthlessly authoritarian obviously doomed to fall Assad, the same estimated daily rate as the ongoing slaughter of Africa’s elephants. This …Read More

elephant news

My Vanity Fair story “Agony and Ivory” was republished in the October GQ China. Just the audience we want to reach.

A rough unedited video of me performing my song for the elephants, which reinforces the message, is up on Youtube : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dniGHHETqs

A few weeks ago New Vision, the official government paper of Uganda, reported that …Read More