In an impassioned speech broadcast live from The View from The Shard London, Prince William today urged an audience of millions worldwide to join him now in the fight to save the elephant and rhino from certain death at the hands of ruthless criminal gangs profiting from the £20 billion a year illegal wildlife trade.
On Thursday 22nd September, Tusk’s Royal Patron, HRH The Duke of Cambridge, is to give the keynote address at Time For Change, an historic global event organised by Tusk to raise awareness of the plight of Africa’s wildlife.
The highly anticipated results of the Great Elephant Census have been released, reconfirming all of our fears about the scale of the poaching crisis, with the savanna elephant population declining by 30% in the past seven years.
Poaching remains the single biggest threat to not only African wild dogs but all wildlife in the buffer zone surrounding Hwange National Park, which is defined as the core operating area for Painted Dog Conservation (PDC).
Kenya's coastal region has seen huge change in the last 30 years. With a significant population growth, a sharp rise in the cost of living, and the fluctuations in tourism, the coastal communities are under increasing pressure.
The Duke of Cambridge visits the frontline of Kenya’s battle against poaching to reveal the stark reality facing African wildlife –and the safari industry upon which millions of people rely.
Princes William and Harry participated in their first charity polo match of the season at the weekend raising a total of £125,000 to support the work of both Tusk and Sentebale. Taking part in the annual Audi Polo Challenge at Coworth Park, the Princes’ Audi Ultra Team came away with a narrow win against Team Audi Quattro, scoring 5 goals to 4.
The contemporary Ham Yard Hotel in Soho hosted an evening with Tusk’s longest-standing patron in its state-of-the-art theatre last night. Approximately 200 guests enjoyed listening to Charlie Mayhew, CEO of Tusk, interview the rock and roll legend who has a keen interest in African conservation and has supported the charity since 1990.
Securing the future of Africa's endangered wildlife moves a step closer today as the UK Government pledged its support for Tusk's vital work on conservation's frontline.
In a move that would prove a disastrous step back for the country's conservation efforts, South Africa's high court has upheld a decision to legalize domestic sales of rhinoceros horn.
At the end of 2015 we celebrated the work of pioneering conservationists in Africa at our third annual Tusk Conservation Awards, in partnership with Investec Asset Management.
At a ceremony held at Clardige's in London HRH The Duke of Cambridge celebrated the remarkable work of three of Africa's pioneering conservationists, honouring their achievements at the third annual Tusk Awards for Conservation in Africa.