Ivory’s Curse

“An abundant endowment of high-value wildlife can be a resource curse that ultimately leaves human societies worse off. The damage being done to African elephants from poaching is very real, but so […]

Olympians

If elephants had their own Olympic games, I imagine them being staged in Amboseli (Kenya) under their Mt. Olympus, Kilimanjaro. I had the privilege of attending the first week of the 2014 […]

Elemental Ivory

It is elemental that ivory belongs on elephants, not our shelves. The real world of course always makes things more complicated.  Recent, high profile destruction of ivory stockpiles (China, U.S.,  Philippines) have […]