Shout about these extraordinary people, and the tireless work they do to protect our most vulnerable animals.

Garth Owen-Smith
Winner of the Prince William Award
for Conservation in Africa 2015
This year the Prince William Award for Conservation in Africa, sponsored by Investec Asset Management, was awarded to Garth Owen-Smith in recognition of his lifetime contribution alongside Dr. Margaret Jacobsohn to the restoration and conservation of wildlife in Namibia.
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Dr Emmanuel de Merode
Winner of the Tusk Award
for Conservation in Africa 2015
This year, the Tusk Award that recognises an emerging leader in African conservation – sponsored by Land Rover – was presented to Dr Emmanuel de Merode for his commendable work in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Tusk Awards 2015Cosmos Mumba
Tusk Award for Conservation Finalist 2015
Cosmas shows great passion and commitment in his work to rescue injured, orphaned and illegally held primates from across Zambia – all victims of the bushmeat and illegal pet trade.
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Mary Molokwu
Tusk Award for Conservation Finalist 2015
Against a difficult logistical and cultural landscape in post-conflict Liberia, Mary has worked tirelessly to successfully establish, develop and sustain academic forestry and conservation programmes for a wide community of students, professionals and international bodies.
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Edward Ndiritu
Winner of the Tusk Wildlife Ranger Award 2015
Ndiritu, was selected for his outstanding leadership and commitment in the face of the escalating threat from poachers in northern Kenya. His security operation covering more than two million acres, is home to thirty-three community managed wildlife conservancies and the 128 rhino living within the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy.
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