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.
Decades of poaching and shrinking habitats have devastated elephant populations across Africa. The IUCN warns that one sub-species found in rainforests is a step away from extinction.
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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.
The Tusk and Lewa teams were once again thrilled to host Eliud Kipchoge, the world’s greatest Marathon runner of all time, at Lewa Wildlife Conservancy over the weekend. Kipchoge was at the Conservancy to take part in a very special training run alongside some of the reserve’s wildlife rangers and neighbouring community members to help promote this year's Virtual Lewa Safari Marathon.
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.
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…
Tusk is recruiting intrepid explorers to take on the Arctic Challenge, an inspiring wilderness endurance event held over a long weekend. The challenge incorporates a 40km dog sled time trial, a 20 km Nordic Ski, a Quinze shelter build, woodland fire lighting and a lighthearted Swedish quiz, all set against the backdrop of the arctic winter and hopefully, the dazzling ‘Northern Lights’.
Yesterday’s Virtual Lewa Safari Marathon saw almost 1,500 runners from 46 countries all around the world take to their local streets, tracks and parks in support of Kenya’s wildlife and communities.