An annual survey of consumers has shown that demand for ivory in China has dropped to less than half the level it was before the country introduced a domestic ban on trade. Tusk has welcomed the news while cautioning that there is “no room for complacency”.
At the Tusk Ball yesterday evening, Tusk's Royal Patron, HRH The Duke of Cambridge, delivered the following speech...
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 by Environment Secretary Michael Gove of the UK Government’s plans to ban sales of ivory of all ages, and the launch of a public consultation to finalise the details.
Brian Jackman - Britain's foremost writer on wildlife and safaris - looks at the survival of Africa’s most majestic big cats.
The Tusk Rhino Trail sculptures have raised an extraordinary £624,000 at auction.
At a ceremony held at Clardige's in London HRH The Duke of Cambridge celebrated the remarkable work of three of Africa's pioneering conservationists, honouring their achievements at the third annual Tusk Awards for Conservation in Africa.
Renowned British explorer, writer, photographer and Tusk Ambassador Levison Wood recounts a collection of stories and anecdotes from his travels across Africa, mixing tales from his previous adventurous treks with a personal insight into the issues of conservation facing us all today. The event is sponsored by Forevermark, and is being held as part of the Living with Wildlife appeal, in partnership with Send a Cow.
Earlier today, participants in Kenya entered the 20th Safaricom Marathon, hosted by Tusk and the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, with approximately 1,200 participants registering within 1½ hours. With further runners coming from overseas, a total of 1,400 are once again expected to participate in the event, which this year will take place on Saturday 29th June.
Earlier today, Tusk's Royal Patron HRH The Duke of Cambridge delivered a landmark speech in Yunnan Province, China, highlighting the illegal wildlife trade.