Group    From 1961 

World Wildlife Fund

Now known as the World Wide Fund for Nature. It is an international non-governmental organisation, working in wilderness preservation, and the reduction of human intervention on the environment.

Julian Huxley and Max Nicolson were two of the founders of the organisation. The original panda logo was designed by Sir Peter Scott.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
World Wildlife Fund

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Jamrach's Emporium - bear

{Plaque beneath a statue of a bear} Over a hundred years ago on what was then...

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Jamrach's Emporium - tiger

{Plaque beneath a statue of a Bengal tiger and a boy:} In the early years of...

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Other Subjects

Max Nicholson

Max Nicholson

Pioneering environmentalist, ornithologist and internationalist, a founder of the World Wildlife Fund, initiator of the Jubilee Walkway. Father of Piers Nicholson, sundial designer. Born Ireland a...

Person, Animals, Gardens / Agriculture, Ireland

1 memorial
Gizmo

Gizmo

Local personality and Shihtzu. We are not certain that the Gizmo in our picture is the Golden Heart Gizmo since, despite what his plaque says, 'Gizmo' seems to be a common name for Shihtzus. Are we...

Animal, Animals

1 memorial
Dead Parrot Sketch

Dead Parrot Sketch

One of the most famous of the sketches in the television comedy series 'Monty Python's Flying Circus'. Written by Graham Chapman and John Cleese, and performed by Cleese and Michael Palin. Initiall...

Fiction, Animals, Humour, Seriously Famous, TV & Radio

1 memorial
Crabbet Park Arabian Stud

Crabbet Park Arabian Stud

Founded by Wilfrid Blunt and his wife. From 1917 run by their daughter, Lady Wentworth until her death in 1957.

Place, Animals

1 memorial
Old Tom

Old Tom

This is the story......During the early 19th Century one of the most celebrated characters in the Market was Old Tom, a gander from Ostend who came to England by chance, due to his fascination with...

Animal, Animals

1 memorial