Take On The World's Wildest Challenge: The Lewa Safari Marathon Returns

The Lewa Safari Marathon is returning in Kenya on Saturday June 25, after going virtual for the last two years. Organised by Tusk and the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in partnership with Safaricom, all funds raised go towards conserving wildlife and supporting local communities in Kenya.

International Wildlife Trade Winners and Losers

Signatory countries of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) regulating wildlife trade have concluded a 10-day meeting in Geneva, securing stronger protection for many species, including giraffes.

Tusk Conservation Symposium 2019 Participants

Collaboration in Conservation Enhanced at Tusk Conservation Symposium 2019

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.

Wildlife Ranger Challenge, Northern Rangelands Trust K9 handles and dogs. Taken by Ami Vitale

Canines on the Conservation Frontline

Humankind’s best friend is an invaluable partner to wildlife rangers. Across Africa, a multitude of different breeds support anti-poaching efforts. With their keen sense of smell, canine conservation heroes are game changers in tracking human poaching suspects, locating snares, and finding wounded wildlife.

Group shot at the Tusk Conservation Symposium 2024.

Evolution in African Conservation: Tusk Conservation Symposium 2024

Last week, 50 representatives from Tusk-supported projects across 19 African countries joined together in Rwanda for the fourth Tusk Conservation Symposium. This initiative, designed to foster collaboration between leading conservationists was generously sponsored by Nick Maughan Foundation and JRS Biodiversity Foundation.

Watching elephants from the top of a safari car, credit Monica Dalmasso

The Ripple Effect of Collaboration

Damian Bell, CEO of the Honeyguide Foundation, discusses the impact of attending the 2022 Tusk Conservation Symposium and the benefits of collaboration and combining resources.

Tusk Award Winners: Where Are They Now? (VI)

This year, we're celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Tusk Conservation Awards. To mark a decade of shining a light on conservation heroes, we're catching up with the winners of years past to find out what they've been up to since winning their award.