Grevy’s Zebra Trust (GZT) works closely with communities to combat threats from habitat degradation, lack of dry season water access, and hunting by nomadic pastoralists.
Last night, Tusk Ambassador Levison Wood enthralled a packed audience at London’s Emmanuel Centre, as he previewed his upcoming series “Walking With Elephants” and his book “The Last Giants”. The event was generously sponsored by Forevermark, and raised significant funds for the Living with Wildlife appeal.
Please note that due to the current uncertainty relating to Covid-19, we have taken the decision to reschedule the Tusk Conservation Lecture in Spring 2021. We will confirm the new date for this annual event at the RGS in the coming months.
There was disappointment in the Houses of Parliament yesterday, when the Environment Minister Therese Coffey failed to set a timeline for the Government’s consultation on the closure of the UK’s domestic ivory markets.
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’.
The Lamu Archipelago is one of Kenya’s most popular tourist destinations, famed for its historically important Swahili settlements, traditional dhows, and white sandy beaches. However, keeping these beaches clean and safe – not just for tourists, but especially for endangered turtles – has become a growing challenge, as each high tide brings in a new wave of plastic pollution from the Indian Ocean.
Advancing Innovation in Conservation: A fascinating talk revealing the increasing role that new technology is playing in wildlife conservation
Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH) promotes gorilla conservation among local communities by improving healthcare and economic opportunities.
Earlier this month, a seven-strong British Army unit returned from Liwonde National Park, Malawi where it has been supporting the Department of National Parks and Wildlife and African Parks to prevent poaching, in partnership with Tusk.
Established in 2016 in the Namunyak Wildlife Conservancy in northern Kenya, the Reteti Elephant Sanctuary is the only community-owned elephant orphanage in Africa.