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.
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.
Tusk, in collaboration with Bonhams Auction House and Artsy, hosted a highly successful auction, raising £1.1m to protect lions and their landscapes.
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.
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.
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.
Wildlife Action Group (WAG), works to protect and restore Malawi's Thuma and Dedza-Salima Escarpment Forest Reserves. These protected areas are home to a diversity of species and 10% of Malawi's elephant population.