After just over five weeks at sea, a team of three brothers have completed their challenge of a lifetime, having rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, raising funds for Tusk along the way.
Today the team of three brothers launch their epic bid to row the Atlantic Ocean in aid of Tusk.
Our thoughts and condolences are with the family and friends of Private Okawa Charles from the Ugandan Wildlife Authority, who has been killed by armed poachers.
With two major global biodiversity conferences upon us, conservation takes another turn in the news agenda.
Achilles has been a passionate voice for birds and wetlands in Uganda for 27 years. Achilles was instrumental in the identification of Important Bird Areas (IBAs), enabling the designation of 12 Ramsar sites across Uganda. Uganda’s wetlands are no longer wastelands but productive ecosystems for conservation, climate change mitigation and supporting local livelihoods.
Charlie Mayhew (Tusk CEO) and Hendrik du Toit (Founder and CEO of Ninety One) comment on Ninety One’s announcement that they will be launching a charitable share class which will make annual donations to Tusk to help the ranger community and to support rangers’ conservation efforts.
At Tusk Roundtable, Attended By The Prince Of Wales, plans to accelerate African-led conservation were discussed ahead of major global biodiversity summits.
HRH The Prince of Wales honours Africa’s conservation leaders at the annual Tusk Conservation Awards, ahead of milestone global biodiversity summits taking place this month.
For nearly four decades, Neddy Mulimo has dedicated his life to conservation. His passion and drive are the reason he was selected to run an elite and highly targeted Specialist Anti-Poaching Unit in 2008. Day and night, he dedicates his time and energy to unearthing information about illegal poaching activities and guiding the five units he supports to help them meet their fullest potential.
From undercover operations to advocating for rangers’ working conditions, Neddy Mulimo (Senior Ranger at the Specialist Anti-Poaching Unit (SAPU) in Mumbwa, Zambia) has put his life on the line time and time again as we learn that over 100 wildlife rangers were killed in the line of duty over the last year*.
Dismas, a Maasai from the Loliondo district, is a true grassroots conservationist. In his role as a programme coordinator for Ujamaa Community Resource Team, the 48-year-old self-taught conservationist has been instrumental in securing land rights for the local Hadzabe community, with 100,500 hectares of land secured by law since 2011.