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Author: Julia Courtney
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Title: Sir Peter Scott: Champion for the Environment and Founder of the World Wildlife Fund (People Who Have Helped the World)
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Publisher: Gareth Stevens Pub (June 1, 1989)

Sir Peter Scott: Champion for the Environment and Founder of the World Wildlife Fund (People Who Have Helped the World) by Julia Courtney



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champion for the environment and founder of the World Wildlife Fund. North American ed. by Julia Courtney. Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-63) and index. People who have helped the world. 092/4, B. Library of Congress. 68 p. : Number of pages.

Scott was knighted in 1973 for his contribution to the conservation of wild animals. He had been a founder of the World Wide Fund for Nature, a founder of several wetlands bird sanctuaries in Britain, and an influence on international conservation. Courtney, Julia 1989. Sir Peter Scott: champion for the environment and founder of the World Wildlife Fund. He received the WWF Gold Medal and the J. Paul Getty Prize for his work. British Naturalists' Association. Peter Scott Memorial Award. Television documentaries.

He had been a founder of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), a founder of several wetlands bird sactuaries in Britain, and an influence on international conservation. He received the WWF Gold Medal, and the J. World War II. 2 After the war. 3 References.

For other people named Peter Scott, see Peter Scott (disambiguation). Sir Peter Scott CH CBE DSC FRS FZS. Scott in 1954 (he became Sir Peter Scott in 1973). He had been a founder of the World Wide Fund for Nature, founded the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (November 1946), and was an influence on international conservation. YouTube Encyclopedic. Scott was the founder President of the Society of Wildlife Artists and President of the Nature in Art Trust (a role in which his wife Philippa succeeded him). Scott tutored numerous artists including Paul Karslake. From 1973 to 1983, Scott was Chancellor of the University of Birmingham He died of a heart attack on 29 August 1989 in Bristol, two weeks before his 80th birthday. He received the WWF Gold Medal, and the . aul Getty Prize for his work.

Berlin Olympics, helped set up the World Wildlife Fund, and campaigned successfully for the Ramsar treaty to protect wetlands, protection of the Antarctic, banning of whaling, and the Red List of endangered species. A line that from his biography that shows what sort of man he was states that he took up gliding in 1956, and became a British champion in 1963. As well as being a workaholic, Scott was obviously charismatic. Nobody could say no to anything Pa wanted them to do," recalls Starks.

Peter would grow up to be Sir Peter Scott, a distinguished ornithologist, conservationist and painter who helped to found the World Wildlife Fund, and whose statue now adorns the London Wetlands Centre. He would also inherit his father's adventurous streak, winning a bronze medal at the 1936 Olympic games for sailing, and becoming the British gliding champion in 1963. Scott only lets his emotions run riot for short passages. He tells Kathleen, for instance: "You know I have loved you; you know my thoughts must have constantly dwelt on you. quite the worst aspect of this situation.

WildFilmHistory - Peter Markham Scott. Peter was a founder and, in 1961, the first chairman of the World Wildlife Fund. World Wildlife Fund Known worldwide by its panda logo, World Wildlife Fund. info Peter took up gliding and in 1963 became British champion. World Wildlife Fund (now the Worldwide Fund forNature, but still best known as WWF). Lady Philippa Scott: Conservationist and wildlife photographer. NGO Tutorial - Sovereignty International Index Robert Marshall's 1933 book, The People's Forests. than if we had never tried.

Traces the life of the English artist and naturalist, and explains how he became involved in the conservation movement.