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Lamu: The Success Of A Community Grassroots Marine Conservation Movement

On a recent visit to Kenya's Lamu Archipelago, Tusk's Africa Programmes Coordinator, Ivy Wairimu, witnessed the incredible success that Tusk's partner organisation the Lamu Marine Conservation Trust (LaMCoT) has had in engaging the local community in conservation, protecting turtles and local fisheries, and reducing waste and pollution...

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World's Greatest Joins The Virtual Lewa Safari Marathon Movement

The Tusk and Lewa teams were once again thrilled to host Eliud Kipchoge, the world’s greatest Marathon runner of all time, at Lewa Wildlife Conservancy over the weekend. Kipchoge was at the Conservancy to take part in a very special training run alongside some of the reserve’s wildlife rangers and neighbouring community members to help promote this year's Virtual Lewa Safari Marathon.

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Covid and Conservation – One Year On

A year ago, Tusk launched its Crisis Appeal in response to the immediate impact that the Covid-19 pandemic was having on wildlife conservation initiatives across Africa. These challenges, and new ones that are still arising, continue to significantly affect our project partners and the communities they support.

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Demand For Ivory In China Has Halved

An annual survey of consumers has shown that demand for ivory in China has dropped to less than half the level it was before the country introduced a domestic ban on trade. Tusk has welcomed the news while cautioning that there is “no room for complacency”.

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Conservation Heroes - The Rhino Guardian

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Northern Kenya maintained a zero rhino poaching rate in 2020 amidst the unprecedented challenges presented by the Covid-19 pandemic. Tusk was able to support Lewa with Covid relief grants raised through our Crisis Appeal and Wildlife Ranger Challenge - enabling rangers who had been laid off to return back to their vital work. We meet Lewa's Head of Anti-Poaching, Edward Ndiritu to find out more.

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Tribute to a Zambian Conservation Hero

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Senior Wildlife Warden Solomon Chidunuka of Zambia’s Department of National Parks and Wildlife.

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One year on: why people-centred conservation is needed now more than ever in Uganda

This time last year, Tusk launched the Living with Wildlife appeal in partnership with Send a Cow, to raise funds to protect the people and wildlife of Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda. As we reflect on the success of the fundraising appeal, the difference it will make is more important than ever in light of the extra challenges that have emerged over the past year.

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