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Saving The World’s Wildlife

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Saving the World's Wildlife: The WWF's First 50 Years - Alexis Schwarzenbach, book reviewSaving The World’s Wildlife: WWF – The First 50 Years by Alexis Schwarzenbach is, rather unsurprisingly, the story of the formation and first five decades of one of the worlds foremost conservation organisations, the World Wide Fund for Nature (or World Wildlife Fund as it started out in the 1960s). The WWF is one of those organisations which is recognised globally by millions, thanks to its iconic panda logo. It is something I have been aware for as long as I can remember – when I was a child, maybe around 5 years old, I collected all the stickers in a WWF sticker album which taught me about the animals of the world and the dangers they face.

When I heard about this book, I thought it would be an account of the work that the WWF has done over the years, how they have helped save species from the brink of extinction and create conservation areas and national parks around the world.


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