Although the devastating consequences COVID-19 will most likely cause in Africa is still unknown, the collapse in tourism and other revenue is already threatening rural livelihoods and conservation efforts, and could lead to an increase in poaching and further habitat loss.
A global community of runners, walkers and riders spanning the globe from Peru via Gabon to New Zealand have joined together for a common cause, raising vital funds for conservation in Kenya.
As wilderness areas become ever more fragmented the probability that infectious diseases will be transmitted between domestic animals and wildlife increases. Global Animal Health Tanzania (GAHT) works to reduce the likelihood and impact of these events in the buffer zones around the Serengeti ecosystem where people, their dogs and livestock mix with numerous wildlife species.
Last night, the seventh annual Tusk Conservation Awards were presented at a glittering ceremony at London's Empire Cinema, Leicester Square. Congratulating the finalists, Tusk's Royal Patron HRH The Duke of Cambridge spoke of how they and their colleagues are "truly inspiring and give us all hope that change is truly possible".
Tusk is looking for adventurers to take on a 4-day trek through Uganda’s Rwenzori Mountains in support of our work. The adventure will include a visit to the Queen Elizabeth National Park and the work that Tusk is supporting on the ground through the Uganda Conservation Foundation.
Thank you to everyone who has generously supported us in what has been an incredibly challenging year. Your contributions have made all the difference in helping our project partners get through the toughest of times.
More than 100 teams of rangers across Africa are gearing up for the fourth annual Wildlife Ranger Challenge. Coordinated by Tusk and the Game Rangers Association of Africa, the multi-million pound fundraising initiative features a series of fitness challenges and culminates with a 21km half-marathon race on 16th September 2023.
Ahead of the prestigious Tusk Conservation Awards, which will be held as a live ceremony at the UK's leading repertory cinema, BFI Southbank on the 22nd November, Tusk is pleased to announce the winner of the Wildlife Ranger Award 2021.
Ranger teams spanning the continent call for public support as they join forces this September to bolster the anti-poaching efforts of thousands of their colleagues.
Simon Cowell has started the bidding off on a 23.75 karat gold leafed Rhino dropping to raise funds for Tusk, which is kindly being auctioned by Cotswold Wildlife Park as they celebrate rhinos throughout August.