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Max Nicholson
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Born in Ringwood, Hampshire
Born on 12th of July 1904
Died on 26th of April 2003

It was through his youthful fascination with birdlife that Max Nicholson became a pioneering environmentalist, his observations about bird species and their conservation informing his early work in that field. Nicholson was instrumental in the foundation of many nationally and internationally important bodies including The British Trust for Ornithology, The International Institute for Environment and Development, and what became the WWF and the Policy Studies Institute.

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