Oria Douglas-Hamilton

More Elephants Slaughtered in Northern Kenya I watched the full moon rise in the east as the sun was setting, falling behind the clouds like a glowing ball pulling the moon up. Blood moon tonight, I thought—I don’t like this. I was far away from where the elephants live, 300 miles in a straight line southeast, bobbing...

Dear friends of Changila, I am deeply moved by all your letters, which I have read over and over again. Thank you. [You may read and add to the letters to Oria at the foot of her blog post Saluting Changila.] I share your feelings of rage and sadness. It will be a long battle to...

Update on January 28, 2013: Dear friends of Changila, I am deeply moved by all your letters, which I have read over and over again. Thank you. I share your feelings of rage and sadness. It will be a long battle to put an end to this “legal” and illegal ivory trade. I do not...