In a guest blog, Tusk Trustee Dr Susan Canney explores the role of wild animals in the climate debate. Her call for world leaders to recognise that humanity and nature are one community with a shared future came as world leaders at COP26 committed to end deforestation by 2030.
Africa is a frontline of conservation. In Africa people are getting killed in the name of conservation. It's hard. It's tough.
How precious it is …
At the Tusk Conservation Awards 2016, Prince William presented Sir David Attenborough with a surprise award for his contribution to wildlife conservation.
In his speech, Sir David described just how important it is to protect Africa’s wildlife: "What survives now is just a fragment of what there was. But how precious it is. What a vision it gives us of humanity’s past; of the world’s past. And how crucial it is that it has to be protected, and should remain."