|BC423AS||50th Anniversary of the World Wildlife Fund Stamps from the M/S, signed Jenny Seagrove||£35.00||Buy Now|
|BC423A||50th Anniversary of the World Wildlife Fund Stamps from the Miniature Sheet||£25.00||Sold Out|
Issue Date: 22/03/2011
Issue Name: 50th Anniversary of the World Wildlife Fund Stamps from the Miniature Sheet
Producer: Buckingham Covers
For 50 years the World Wildlife Fund has acted as a worldwide symbol of environmental conservation and sustainable development, a cause that is becoming an ever more pressing necessity. To celebrate their 50th anniversary, Buckingham Covers has teamed together with the Born Free Foundation, a leading animal protection group, to bring you this stunning first day cover. It features the 4 stamps torn from the miniature sheet along with a Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff postmark, and is available signed by actress and animal rights activst Jenny Seagrove.
The Born Free Foundation - Keeping Wildlife in the Wild
Zoo Check is at the heart of Born Free and takes action to stop captive animal suffering, challenge the multi-billion-pound global captive animal industry, and phase-out zoos and animal circuses.
Amongst their incredible work, they: rescues individual lions, tigers and leopards from tiny cages and gives them lifetime care at sanctuaries, funds major lion and tiger conservation projects and fights hunting big cats for 'sport'.
Protects wild elephants and their habitat in Africa and Asia, fights the brutal ivory trade, cares for orphaned calves, opposes the capture of wild elephants for zoos, and campaigns against exploitation.
Supports the UN's Great Ape Survival Project, rescues orphaned apes, fights the global ape 'bushmeat' and exotic pet trades, protects wild gorillas and returns rescued monkeys to the wild protects the Ethiopian wolf, rescues wolves in need.
Develops solutions when wolves and people come in conflict, campaigns against hunting and exposes the plight of captive wolves protects rare basking sharks, funds marine turtle and dugong conservation, monitors wild orcas, helps rescue stranded cetaceans, fights captive exploitation and opposes wild capture of dolphins and whales
Investigates tourism's impact on polar bears, returns orphan polar bear cubs to the wild, cares for rescued dancing bears and individuals from bile farms, fights the gall bladder trade and exploitation.
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Jennifer Ann Seagrove is an English actress. She trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and first came to attention playing the lead in a television dramatisation of Barbara Taylor Bradford's A Woman of Substance and the film Local Hero.