Today (October 10th), The Duke of Cambridge, President of United for Wildlife, hosted a meeting of the United for Wildlife Financial Taskforce for the signing of the Mansion House Declaration. The Duke has worked with Lord Hague of Richmond to convene the financial sector to join the fight against the illegal wildlife trade. Illegal wildlife
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Which country would you expect to be the biggest exporter of legal ivory in the world? China or the USA perhaps? Startlingly, it’s right here in the UK.
In extremely exciting news, the Jackson Hole Film Festival winners were announced and we were among them! If you don’t know already, the Jackson Hole Film Festival focuses on conservation and wildlife films, with a variety of categories, such as educational, limited series and engaging youth.
Despite world elephant day being dedicated to celebrating elephants, the poachers sadly won’t be taking the day off. But there is hope. From linking technology and conservation communities to training heroic rangers around the world, read on for some information on how United for Wildlife is helping to save the magnificent elephant. 1. Technology +
The world is currently trying to respond to an unprecedented increase in illegal wildlife trade. This crime threatens decades of conservation success and is impacting on many of the world’s wildlife species. Driven by corruption, greed and demand some of the worlds most iconic and well known species like elephants and rhinos are being threatened