Good news from Tusk’s partner The Big Life Foundation as they announce a decline in poaching in the first quarter of 2017 – their hard work alongside that of the KWS (Kenya Wildlife Service) is beginning to pay off! The combined efforts have also made progress in addressing the rise in human-elephant conflict, but there is still a long way to go…
Broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough has played an unprecedented role in connecting people to the wonders of the natural world. Today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Sir David was interviewed by Tusk’s Royal Patron Prince William about his life’s work and how he has inspired us for generations.
At the end of May 2019, Tusk CEO, Charlie Mayhew travelled out to Kenya with a team from Land Rover to put a prototype of the New Defender through its paces at the Borana Wildlife Conservancy in Laikipia, northern Kenya.
Last night the fifth annual Tusk Conservation Awards were presented for the first time in Africa at a gala ceremony in Cape Town, and Tusk was extremely honoured that three of the country’s most eminent public figures – Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, former First Lady, Mrs Graça Machel, and former President F W de Klerk – presented the awards on behalf of Tusk’s Royal Patron, HRH The Duke of Cambridge.
Almost 100 ranger teams and 2,000 dedicated supporters from 80 countries competed yesterday in the Wildlife Ranger Challenge, raising much needed funds to support the men and women on the frontline of conservation across Africa.
A team of British amateur cyclists start global 30,000km bike ride with Land's End to John O’Groats adventure to protect African rangers & wildlife
A global community of runners, walkers and riders spanning the globe from Peru via Gabon to New Zealand have joined together for a common cause, raising vital funds for conservation in Kenya.
The Ruaha Carnivore Project (RCP) team has been working at the forefront of lion conservation for the past ten years. Project Director Dr Amy Dickman tells us more about their work.
The annual Tusk Conservation Awards are a celebration of successful conservation that is being undertaken across the African continent by individuals who are dedicated to their work and cause. Developed by Tusk Trust in partnership with Investec Asset Management the Awards are an accolade in the truest sense. They recognise the unsung heroes of conservation, who are nominated by their peers without their prior knowledge, in recognition of their outstanding and inspirational efforts to conserve Africa’s natural heritage. If you would like to nominate your conservation hero visit www.tuskawards.com
Last week, representatives from 45 Tusk-supported projects across 16 African countries assembled at the Mt Kenya Safari Club in Kenya for the Tusk Conservation Symposium. Generously sponsored by ISPS Handa, the 4-day gathering provided a rare opportunity for them to share their impressive expertise and collaborate.