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David Bellamy


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David J. Bellamy is an English botanist, international consultant, author of 44 books, and writer and presenter for some 400 television programs on botany, ecology and the environment.

Bellamy is Hon. Professor of adult and continuing education at the University of Durham; Special Professor of geography at the University of Nottingham; and Hon. Professor of the University of Central Queensland. He is one of Britain’s most well-known environmentalists, serving as president for (among other organizations) The Conservation Foundation, Durham; Surrey and Birmingham Wildlife Trusts; National Association for Environmental Education; and British Naturalists Association; vice president for the British Trust for Conservation Volunteers, Fauna and Flora International, Marine Conservation Society, Wild Trout Trust, and other organizations; and trustee of the Living Landscape Trust.

He has received numerous awards for his research, including The Dutch Order of the Golden Ark, the United Nations Environmental Programme Global 500 Award; and The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award for Underwater Research.

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