The 2020 Tusk Conservation Awards will take place on Thursday 3rd December 6pm GMT at www.tuskawards.com. Register your interest to receive updates about the event and an exclusive programme for the evening.
Tusk has recently begun supporting the ground-breaking efforts of IRDNC in protecting Namibia’s spectacular Kunene region through a genuine partnership between communal conservancies and the government.
The Lewa Safari Marathon, organised in partnership with Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, is regarded as one of the world’s top ten marathons. This unique event has raised millions of dollars since 2000 to fund Tusk's wildlife conservation, community development, education and healthcare initiatives across Kenya.
Dr Alayne Cotterill PhD Founder and Director of Lion Landscapes tells us more about how the project's rangers are tackling conflict between people and lions.
Nominations are now open for the 2021 Tusk Conservation Awards. These industry-leading accolades celebrate African conservation leaders and wildlife rangers and showcase their significant impacts in the field.
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.
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
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.
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.
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…