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Introducing Prince William Award Recipient Achilles Byaruhanga

Achilles has been a passionate voice for birds and wetlands in Uganda for 27 years. Achilles was instrumental in the identification of Important Bird Areas (IBAs), enabling the designation of 12 Ramsar sites across Uganda. Uganda’s wetlands are no longer wastelands but productive ecosystems for conservation, climate change mitigation and supporting local livelihoods.

Tusk Trust - Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

The Lewa Wildlife Conservancy works as a model and catalyst for the conservation of wildlife and its habitat.

Tusk Trust - Big Life Foundation

Big Life Foundation announces a decline in poaching for first quarter of 2017

Good news from Tusk’s partner The Big Life Foundation as they announce a decline in poaching in the first quarter of 2017 – their hard work alongside that of the KWS (Kenya Wildlife Service) is beginning to pay off! The combined efforts have also made progress in addressing the rise in human-elephant conflict, but there is still a long way to go…

The Search is On For Africa's Conservation Heroes

Nominations are now open for the 2021 Tusk Conservation Awards. These industry-leading accolades celebrate African conservation leaders and wildlife rangers and showcase their significant impacts in the field.

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 - 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)