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David Bellamy - Author

OBE. BSc., PhD., Hon:- FLS,. FIBiol., DSc., DUniv., FIBiol., FCIWEM Hon (born 1933) is an English professor, botanist, author, broadcaster and environmental campaigner. He attended Sutton County Grammar School, Sutton, Chelsea College of Science and Technology and Bedford College, all in London. He was brought up as a strict Baptist. Bellamy and his wife Rosemary, whom he maried when he was 19, have five children - four are adopted. He originally trained as a botanist at Durham University, where he later held the post of senior lecturer in botany until 1982. He is still their Honorary Preofessor for Adult and Continuing Education.

In 1983, he was jailed for blockading the Franklin River in protest at a proposed dam.

In 1997, he stood against John Major for the anti-European Referendum party.

He is the originator along, with David Shreeve and The Conservation Foundation (which he also founded), of the Ford European Conservation Awards and has published over 80 scientific papers.

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101 Ways to Save The Earth
David Bellamy
This is one of the best ever books on the environment for children and this new edition is printed on recycled paper. It answers green questions in a clear style, provides projects for every child to do and it will...
Lovereading Price: £5.59 - Saving £1.40 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 19/06/2008
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