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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.

Tusk Conservation Awards 2018

Tusk Conservation Awards 2018

The annual Tusk Conservation Awards are a celebration of successful conservation that is being undertaken across the African continent by individuals who are dedicated to their work and cause. Developed by Tusk Trust in partnership with Investec Asset Management the Awards are an accolade in the truest sense. They recognise the unsung heroes of conservation, who are nominated by their peers without their prior knowledge, in recognition of their outstanding and inspirational efforts to conserve Africa’s natural heritage. If you would like to nominate your conservation hero visit www.tuskawards.com

Tusk Trust - Save the Waterberg Rhino - PC Wild Revolution 2

Save the Waterberg Rhino

The Waterberg area of Limpopo province holds over 2,000 rhinos - the third largest population in South Africa.

Tusk Trust - Okapi Conservation

Okapi Conservation Project

The endangered okapi is the only other living member of the giraffe family, and survives only in the forests of war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Elephant Head

Demand For Ivory In China Has Halved

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”.

Tusk Rhino Trail - Press Launch

The Tusk Rhinos go to auction

The 21 unique works of art will now go under the hammer at the world-renowned Christie's auction house in London on Tuesday 9 October. Registration for online bidding is available now via artsy.net/tusk-auction