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’.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tusk welcomes today’s announcement from the UK’s Secretary of State for The Environment, Michael Gove, confirming that the UK Government will ban ivory sales to protect the future of elephants in Africa and Asia.
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
The Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve, a former cattle ranch restored as a wildlife area since the 1980s, is managed by the Malilangwe Trust for biodiversity conservation, community development and sustainable ecotourism.
‘Do More for Africa’ is an initiative between Avios and Tusk offering the opportunity for three lucky Britons to win a two-week volunteer stay at one of three projects in Southern Africa, focusing on conservation, community support and education.
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.