Tusk have joined Medium, where we will share regular opinion pieces across a range of topics such as AI, wildlife rangers and more recently, the illegal wildlife trade. Medium is an online platform where people can share their insights, thoughts and wisdom on interests and issues.
Wildlife and climate change are more intrinsically linked than some may think. Much of the day-to-day information fed to us about the changes in our climate, as well as the impact it has on the physical features of the world, takes up the vast majority of the climate narratives... (Click above to read more)
Tusk was established in 1990 in response to the poaching crisis of the 1980’s which saw Africa’s black rhino being decimated and 100,000 elephants being killed per year for the ivory trade. Since then, Tusk has gained a strong reputation and received extensive support from influential figures such as its Royal Patron HRH The Prince of Wales... (Click above to read more)
The concept of mutualism is defined as ‘interactions between organisms of two different species, in which each organism benefits from the interaction in some way.’ The exchange of services between flora and fauna, as well as wildlife, is something that is constantly happening all around us... (Click above to read more)
In line with the 30X30 targets set by the UN, the Head of the International Ranger Federation, Chris Galliers, says that preserving ‘effectively conserved areas can only happen with the support of rangers. That is why we have chosen this theme for this year’s World Ranger Day’... (Click above to read more)
Artificial intelligence (AI) has been identified as one of the ‘top three rising technologies being used in conservation’ today, eliminating the manual task of gathering wildlife data and helping park rangers protect endangered species from being poached. AI could be the solution needed to effectively monitor and safeguard vast landscapes across Africa that, up until now, have been protected solely by patrolling... (Click above to read more)
From the 23rd to the 30th June we are coming together to celebrate World Female Ranger Week. Established by leading adventurer and wildlife protection activist Holly Budge, this week is a time of celebration and recognition for women protecting wildlife across the world. Holly’s charity, How Many Elephants, believes that female rangers are best placed to help “ease local tensions and strengthen connections between conservation and community.” (Click above to read more)