Last night the fifth annual Tusk Conservation Awards were presented for the first time in Africa at a gala ceremony in Cape Town, and Tusk was extremely honoured that three of the country’s most eminent public figures – Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, former First Lady, Mrs Graça Machel, and former President F W de Klerk – presented the awards on behalf of Tusk’s Royal Patron, HRH The Duke of Cambridge.
Julie Razafimanahaka is the Executive Director of Madagasikara Voakajy, overseeing its mission to prevent the extinction of Madagascar’s endemic species.
For nearly four decades, Neddy Mulimo has dedicated his life to conservation. His passion and drive are the reason he was selected to run an elite and highly targeted Specialist Anti-Poaching Unit in 2008. Day and night, he dedicates his time and energy to unearthing information about illegal poaching activities and guiding the five units he supports to help them meet their fullest potential.
The Karingani Game Reserve is situated in southern Mozambique and shares its borders with South Africa’s Kruger National Park (KNP), and Limpopo National Park (LNP).
At a ceremony held at Clardige's in London HRH The Duke of Cambridge celebrated the remarkable work of three of Africa's pioneering conservationists, honouring their achievements at the third annual Tusk Awards for Conservation in Africa.
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At the end of May 2019, Tusk CEO, Charlie Mayhew travelled out to Kenya with a team from Land Rover to put a prototype of the New Defender through its paces at the Borana Wildlife Conservancy in Laikipia, northern Kenya.
Almost 100 ranger teams and 2,000 dedicated supporters from 80 countries competed yesterday in the Wildlife Ranger Challenge, raising much needed funds to support the men and women on the frontline of conservation across Africa.
Suleiman is a Senior Game Guard Ranger at the Yankari National Park in Nigeria. Taking a zero-tolerance approach, Suleiman has driven down cattle grazing in the reserve, clamped down on corruption and drastically reduced the levels of poaching.
Renowned British explorer, writer, photographer and Tusk Ambassador Levison Wood recounts a collection of stories and anecdotes from his travels across Africa, mixing tales from his previous adventurous treks with a personal insight into the issues of conservation facing us all today. The event is sponsored by Forevermark, and is being held as part of the Living with Wildlife appeal, in partnership with Send a Cow.