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.
Mount Marsabit, in northern Kenya, is an important regional watershed and provides critical habitat for wildlife including elephant, rhino, lion and Grevy’s zebra.
A very big THANK YOU to everybody who supported the Living with Wildlife appeal, which in partnership with Send a Cow has been raising money to protect the people and wildlife of Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda. The appeal came to an end last week and we're delighted that it smashed its fundraising target.
Last night at the Royal Geographical Society in London, Dr Alayne Cotterill and Dr Amy Dickman from Pride Lion Conservation Alliance delivered the 2019 Tusk Conservation Lecture. They spoke of how their innovative conservation alliance is strengthening communities, empowering women, and helping secure Africa's wild lion populations.
Malawi is known for its friendly people and beautiful places but poverty, deforestation and wildlife crime have put the nation’s wildlife under immense pressure
The wildlife in Uganda’s Murchison Falls National Park has doubled over the past 5 years thanks to the commitment and dedication of the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and the Uganda Conservation Foundation (UCF).
Along with other NGO’s, Tusk welcomes an important debate on the UK's ivory market, which is taking place in the Houses of Parliament later today.
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.
Vultures play an important ecological role by cleaning up dead carcasses and decreasing the spread of disease.
Tusk are delighted to announce that at last night’s (May 9) Tusk Ball we raised over £500k for our conservation projects in Africa, which we will distribute in grants before the end of the year. We are indebted to everyone who made the event at Kensington Palace possible and supported us, in particular Rory Bremner, Deborah Meaden, James Lewis, Katherine Jenkins and John Owen-Jones.