WFN Patron, Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal gave a speech to some 450 guests at the 2014 Whitley Awards Ceremony, held at the Royal Geographical Society in London on May the 8th. In her speech, Her Royal Highness highlighted how important the building of long term partnerships and collaboration is to future conservation success.

WFN Founder, Edward Whitley’s speech looked at how WFN is growing and moving in exciting new directions, learning from its first 20 years and now looking to the future.