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’.
To mark Endangered Species Day, we're celebrating a Tusk partner project that takes the lead in applying innovation to the conservation of wildlife under threat.
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.
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.
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