- Environment, Adventure, Contemporary Issues, Human Interest, and Social Issues
When Botswana banned elephant poaching in 2014, something incredible happened: the news of the safe haven spread among herds, prompting a mass elephant migration into Botswana from neighboring countries.
Now, with nearly 60% of the world’s elephants residing in Botswana, the ecosystem is buckling under the pressure of supporting them. Climate change and unprecedented drought have created a water crisis for the masses of elephant refugees.
After a long and tiring journey in search of safety, many elephants end up at the Moller family’s bush lodge, Elephant Sands, in desperate need of water. From the frontlines of the climate crisis, the Moller family struggles to provide water to as many as 500 elephants a day. When the elephants don’t get what they need, they often break into the lodge bathrooms, turning on the faucets with their trunks and drinking out of the sinks and toilets. The Moller’s dedication to aiding the elephants is strong. But with dwindling resources, they can only do
- Running time
- 8 and 1 minutes
- Louise Hogarth ... Director/Producer/Writer
- Prod. Co.
- DREAM OUT LOUD
- Years of Production
- BOTSWANA, SOUTH AFRICA
- Release year
- Cleveland, Sonoma, Silk Road, Chagrin, WWF, iHollywood, GIg Harbor
- Best documentary Sonoma, Best documentary iHollywood
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