Simon King at Longleat

Killing Time: Talk by Simon King OBE

British naturalist, author, conservationist, television presenter, cameraman and Tusk Ambassador Simon King OBE will share his tales of adventures and misadventures alongside Africa’s dynamic wildlife, as well as his observations of living harmoniously with nature in a modern world. The event is hosted and sponsored by Longleat, and is being held as part of the Living with Wildlife appeal, in partnership with Send a Cow.

Tusk Trust - The Bateleurs Translocation of Lions

The Bateleurs – Flying for the Environment in Africa

The Bateleurs is a unique non-profit organisation of volunteer pilot members who give their aviation skills, the use of their privately-owned aircraft, and their time for free in support of conservation and the environment in Africa.

Tusk Trust - Northern Rangelands Trust

Northern Rangelands Trust

The Northern Rangelands Trust (NRT) was established in 2004 to develop community wildlife conservancies in northern Kenya.

Tusk Trust - Okapi Conservation

Okapi Conservation Project

The endangered okapi is the only other living member of the giraffe family, and survives only in the forests of war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

White Rhino

Kruger National Park Reports Alarming Decline In Its Rhino Population

South Africa’s Ministry of Forestry, Fisheries and Environmental Affairs has released its 2019-2020 SANParks Annual Report, in which the full impact of rhino poaching in the world-famous Kruger National Park has been fully documented for the first time in some years. The figures report a loss of two-thirds of the park's white rhino population, and one-third of its black rhino population within less than a decade.

LamCoT rubbish collection

New Pan African Conservation Education (PACE) Video Released

The Pan African Conservation Education (PACE) Project is Tusk’s education programme which was launched in 2006, in partnership with Siren Conservation Education. PACE supports conservation and sustainability education, providing ideas, information and training for teachers and learners across Africa.

Tusk's Gorilla Trail Raises £130,000 For African Conservation

Tusk, in collaboration with Westbrook Gallery and Shaftesbury Capital, has raised an estimated £130,000 in the Tusk Gorilla Trail Auction. Funds will protect gorillas and other threatened species and support their critical habitat and communities across Africa.

Family © David Yarrow

Habitat Loss

Habitat loss remains the greatest threat to wildlife throughout the world.

Elephant guardians and bikes

Yankari Game Reserve

The Yankari Game Reserve is home to Nigeria’s largest surviving elephant population, estimated at 350 individuals.