David Daballen is the Director of Field Operations for Save The Elephants. As an ambassador and warrior for elephants for the past 20 years, he’s been involved in more than 100 collaring operations and can identify 500 individuals.
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.
As Covid-19 restrictions ease around the world PACE (Pan-African Education Programme) Champion Denis Agaba reflects on reintroducing environmental education to a primary school in Uganda.
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 Tusk Conservation Awards, in partnership with Investec Asset Management, celebrate the extraordinary work of dedicated conservationists from across Africa, whose work and lives might otherwise go unnoticed outside their fields.
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.
Broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough has played an unprecedented role in connecting people to the wonders of the natural world. Today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Sir David was interviewed by Tusk’s Royal Patron Prince William about his life’s work and how he has inspired us for generations.
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.
The Pangolin Project is a non-profit organisation based in Kenya, dedicated to pangolin conservation, research and protection.