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Inspiring African Children With Environmental Activities

The new PACE (Pan African Conservation Education) Kit 'Green and Sustainable Nurseries', is used to make tree nurseries, school and community gardens more environmentally friendly, and introduces principles of sustainability with wide-reaching application.

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Prince William’s Wildlife Ranger Hero Announced

The Tusk Wildlife Ranger Award winner has just been announced as Benson Kanyembo, Law Enforcement Advisor from Conservation South Luangwa, Zambia. Benson will be awarded the ‘Conservation Oscar’ at The Tusk Conservation Awards 2019, in partnership with Investec Asset Management. The Awards take place at a glittering ceremony on 21 November at London's Empire Cinema, Leicester Square.

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Collaboration in Conservation Enhanced at Tusk Conservation Symposium 2019

Last week, representatives from 45 Tusk-supported projects across 16 African countries assembled at the Mt Kenya Safari Club in Kenya for the Tusk Conservation Symposium. Generously sponsored by ISPS Handa, the 4-day gathering provided a rare opportunity for them to share their impressive expertise and collaborate.

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Lions, Leadership and Local Communities

Last night at the Royal Geographical Society in London, Dr Alayne Cotterill and Dr Amy Dickman from Pride Lion Conservation Alliance delivered the 2019 Tusk Conservation Lecture. They spoke of how their innovative conservation alliance is strengthening communities, empowering women, and helping secure Africa's wild lion populations.

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Running for Rangers in Africa

Director of Programmes at Tusk, Sarah Watson, is setting off on the 5 day For Rangers Ultra Marathon (UM4R) a 230km race split into 5 stages crossing five wildlife conservancies in East Africa.

CITES COP18 News

International Wildlife Trade Winners and Losers

Signatory countries of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) regulating wildlife trade have concluded a 10-day meeting in Geneva, securing stronger protection for many species, including giraffes.

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Conservation Education – Making A Difference

Results from surveys conducted earlier this year and in 2017 confirm that Tusk’s PACE (Pan African Conservation Education) programme is in great demand and is making a real difference to conservation efforts on the ground.

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Turning the Tide on Plastic Pollution

The Lamu Archipelago is one of Kenya’s most popular tourist destinations, famed for its historically important Swahili settlements, traditional dhows, and white sandy beaches. However, keeping these beaches clean and safe – not just for tourists, but especially for endangered turtles – has become a growing challenge, as each high tide brings in a new wave of plastic pollution from the Indian Ocean.

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Vaccinations - a win-win for both wildlife and people

As wilderness areas become ever more fragmented the probability that infectious diseases will be transmitted between domestic animals and wildlife increases. Global Animal Health Tanzania (GAHT) works to reduce the likelihood and impact of these events in the buffer zones around the Serengeti ecosystem where people, their dogs and livestock mix with numerous wildlife species.

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