Blue Ventures in partnership with Tusk have helped forty women from three villages in Anjouan, Comoros, increase their earnings and reduce overfishing by preserving their catches through seafood smoking.
Protected areas are fundamental to achieving climate change mitigation targets, safeguarding biodiversity and supporting sustainable development goals. Wildlife rangers steward these vast tracts of land and water so vital for the future of life on earth. Yet we only have 286k of the 1.5m rangers needed to meet the globally-set protection target of 30% of the planet by 2030. We must do more to support the men and women working in protected areas that benefit us all.
Tusk has been involved with Herp Ghana since 2021 when Dr Caleb Ofori-Boateng was a finalist for the Tusk award for Conservation in Africa. As the first person to study and work for the protection of amphibians in Ghana, Caleb’s work with the government and communities has been impactful and inspiring.
In 2022 a poisoning event in Kruger National Park, South Africa, resulted in the death of 120 vultures, impacting the already low vulture numbers in these areas. Poisoning incidences are regularly reported, caused by poison being left for pests and the use of anti-inflammatory drugs in livestock, which is lethal when ingested by vultures.
Look out, London, the gorillas are in town. Fifteen life-sized gorilla sculptures have landed throughout Covent Garden.
Thousands of runners from across the world joined us at Lewa Wildlife Conservancy today for the 24th annual Lewa Safari Marathon. Coordinated by Tusk and Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and in partnership with Safaricom and Huawei, the world-renowned event raises hundreds of thousands of dollars each year in support of wildlife and community conservation across Kenya.
Tusk’s much respected and valued CEO, Charlie Mayhew, has been awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in King Charles III’ first Birthday Honours list for services to Conservation and to Communities in Africa.
Global adventure Bear Grylls and the team from Be Military Fit joined forces today in support of Tusk's Wildlife Ranger Challenge.
Thank you to everyone that joined the Tusk herd for the 2023 London Marathon!
Hippopotamus, walrus, narwhal, orca and sperm whale are set to be protected under the UK Ivory Act extension, following an update earlier this week by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA).
Humankind’s best friend is an invaluable partner to wildlife rangers. Across Africa, a multitude of different breeds support anti-poaching efforts. With their keen sense of smell, canine conservation heroes are game changers in tracking human poaching suspects, locating snares, and finding wounded wildlife.
More than 100 teams of rangers across Africa are gearing up for the fourth annual Wildlife Ranger Challenge. Coordinated by Tusk and the Game Rangers Association of Africa, the multi-million pound fundraising initiative features a series of fitness challenges and culminates with a 21km half-marathon race on 16th September 2023.