Vultures play an important ecological role by cleaning up dead carcasses and decreasing the spread of disease.
Announcing the shortlist for the 2019 Tusk Award for Conservation in Africa, Charlie Mayhew, Tusk Trust CEO said: "Thanks to the dedication of these extraordinary men and women working on the front line of conservation, there is a brighter future for Africa's wildlife. To them extinction is simply not an option.”
The Duke of Cambridge, Royal Patron of Tusk Trust, this evening joined more than five hundred guests at Syon House for the charity’s 25th Anniversary Ball.
One morning – at the foot of a tree on the African plain – a strange creature is found. It’s fluffy and puffy. What can it be? The meerkats declare it is a wild Fluffalump.
The Lamu Archipelago is one of Kenya’s most popular tourist destinations, famed for its historically important Swahili settlements, traditional dhows, and white sandy beaches. However, keeping these beaches clean and safe – not just for tourists, but especially for endangered turtles – has become a growing challenge, as each high tide brings in a new wave of plastic pollution from the Indian Ocean.
The mountain, or eastern Bongo is one of the rarest large mammals in Africa.
Winchester based artist Hannah Shergold is releasing her 2020 collection with 20% of all proceeds being donated to Tusk. The collection can be viewed online and by appointment at La Galleria on London's Pall Mall from Monday 15th - Saturday 29th June.
There was disappointment in the Houses of Parliament yesterday, when the Environment Minister Therese Coffey failed to set a timeline for the Government’s consultation on the closure of the UK’s domestic ivory markets.
As Animal Friends Insurance launch their Big Cat – Little Cat campaign in support of Tusk, we look at how naming lions can help with their protection, with the CLAWS Conservancy in Botswana.
Today, Environment Secretary Michael Gove MP joined Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference Champion Zac Goldsmith MP on the Tusk Rhino Trail.