The World’s fastest Marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge visited Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in northern Kenya on Saturday to take part in a very special training run alongside some of the reserve’s wildlife rangers, and to help promote this year's Virtual Lewa Safari Marathon.
Tusk is honoured to have been awarded one of CAF America’s 2020 International Philanthropy Awards, which was presented to the charity at a glittering awards ceremony held in Orlando on 14 January.
The Maasai Mara Wildlife Conservancies Association (MMWCA) is a growing organisation of at least a dozen independent conservancies in the Greater Maasai Mara region (home to the famous wildebeest migration).
Conservation Through Public Health (CTPH) promotes gorilla conservation among local communities by improving healthcare and economic opportunities.
Signatory countries of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) regulating wildlife trade have concluded a 10-day meeting in Geneva, securing stronger protection for many species, including giraffes.
With funding from the UK Government through the IWT Challenge Fund, Tusk provided specialist training to tackle poaching across 15 protected areas.
Blue Ventures works with coastal communities to develop sustainable approaches to marine conservation.
Having addressed Tusk’s Time for Change event on the eve of the CITES conference, now that the conference is over CITES Secretary-General John Scanlon has hailed it as “a game changer that will be remembered as a point in history when the tide turned in favor of ensuring the survival of our most vulnerable wildlife”. Fifty-one of the proposals discussed over the fortnight were accepted, five were rejected and six were withdrawn. Governments agreed to take stronger actions in combating illegal wildlife trade, higher protection for entire groups of species, targeted demand reduction strategies for illegally traded wildlife, and agreement on closer engagement with rural communities.
This evening Tusk's Royal Patron, HRH the Duke of Cambridge, is embarking on a tour to Namibia and Tanzania to visit the Tusk projects playing an integral part in the fight to #endwildlifecrime.