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.
Tusk, in collaboration with Bonhams Auction House and Artsy, hosted a highly successful auction, raising £1.1m to protect lions and their landscapes.
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.
The Lewa Safari Marathon, organised by Tusk and the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, in partnership with Safaricom, took place on Saturday 25th June. It was wonderful to see the event return to Kenya following two years of virtual events due to Covid-19 restrictions.
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.
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.
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.
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