Wildlife Ranger Award winner Amos Gwema brings new weapons to the fight against wildlife crime.
Rangers across Africa complete mini-challenges in preparation for Wildlife Ranger Challenge
The Tusk Lion Trail has hit the streets of cities around the world on World Lion Day (10th August 2021), celebrating the magnificence of lions and raising awareness of threats facing the iconic King of Beasts.
Ranger teams spanning the continent call for public support as they join forces this September to bolster the anti-poaching efforts of thousands of their colleagues.
Yesterday’s Virtual Lewa Safari Marathon saw almost 1,500 runners from 46 countries all around the world take to their local streets, tracks and parks in support of Kenya’s wildlife and communities.
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...
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.
To mark Endangered Species Day, we're celebrating a Tusk partner project that takes the lead in applying innovation to the conservation of wildlife under threat.
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.
For the second year running, Tusk’s Lewa Safari Marathon is going virtual, on the 26th June. All funds raised will go towards recovering the destruction that Covid-19 has brought on wildlife and local communities in Kenya. Entry is now open. Lace up your shoes: let’s run.
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”.
Decades of poaching and shrinking habitats have devastated elephant populations across Africa. The IUCN warns that one sub-species found in rainforests is a step away from extinction.