From undercover operations to advocating for rangers’ working conditions, Neddy Mulimo (Senior Ranger at the Specialist Anti-Poaching Unit (SAPU) in Mumbwa, Zambia) has put his life on the line time and time again as we learn that over 100 wildlife rangers were killed in the line of duty over the last year*.
Africa’s wildlife protectors will be honoured at the virtual 2020 Tusk Conservation Awards on 3 December with an additional £1million boost to conservation efforts.
Twenty-two professional photographers join ‘Art for Wildlife Rangers’ photo sale to benefit and safeguard iconic African wildlife species across 100 Protected Areas
Pride of life-sized lion sculptures curated by an array of globally renowned artists will be auctioned in support of African conservation.
WINNERS ANNOUNCED BY HRH THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE AND A STAR-STUDDED CELEBRITY LINE UP
Director of Programmes at Tusk, Sarah Watson, is setting off on the 5 day For Rangers Ultra Marathon (UM4R) a 230km race split into 5 stages crossing five wildlife conservancies in East Africa.
A year ago, Tusk launched its Crisis Appeal in response to the immediate impact that the Covid-19 pandemic was having on wildlife conservation initiatives across Africa. These challenges, and new ones that are still arising, continue to significantly affect our project partners and the communities they support.
Delegates at this week’s London Conference on the Illegal Wildlife Trade have led a call to arms that the mass trafficking of wildlife must be treated with the same severity as drug and people trafficking.
With the pivotal meeting on climate change now underway in Glasgow, Tusk Trustee Dr Susan Canney explores the role of wild animals in the climate debate in a guest blog for Tusk. Her call for world leaders to recognise that humanity and nature are one community with a shared future comes as world leaders at COP26 commit to end deforestation by 2030.
Tusk's vision is a future in which people and wildlife can thrive together across Africa. For this to happen, supporting coexistence is vital. In this blog we review the path ahead for the management of human-wildlife conflict.