Brian Jackman - Britain's foremost writer on wildlife and safaris - looks at the survival of Africa’s most majestic big cats.
Today Tusk's Royal Patron, The Duke of Cambridge, met artists from the Tusk Rhino Trail at an event held in Kensington Palace Gardens.
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.
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.
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.
Rangers across Africa complete mini-challenges in preparation for Wildlife Ranger Challenge
Marking its 20th Anniversary, this year’s Safaricom Marathon, hosted by Tusk and the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, once again saw more than 1,400 runners from over 40 countries tackling the incredibly challenging yet breathtakingly beautiful course in northern Kenya.
The community programme is based on in-depth consultations with the rural population to secure their participation in the scheme and guarantee that tangible benefits of wildlife conservation reach the local people.
The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy works as a model and catalyst for the conservation of wildlife and its habitat.
Earlier today, Tusk's Royal Patron HRH The Duke of Cambridge delivered a landmark speech in Yunnan Province, China, highlighting the illegal wildlife trade.