Limited edition pin badge to celebrate Livingstone's bicentenary

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Limited edition pin badge to celebrate Livingstone's bicentenary

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Limited edition pin badge to celebrate Livingstone’s bicentenary


photo via www.worldbirdinfo.net

Calling all pin badge collectors!

2013 is an important year as it is the bicentenary of the birth of David Livingstone, the famous 19th century explorer who travelled extensively through Malawi and southern Africa. To mark the anniversary, RSPB Scotland, in partnership with the Scottish Government and the Scotland-Malawi Foundation, are offering a limited edition pin badge of the beautiful Livingstone’s turaco, a bird of the subtropical lowland forests of the region , and named for David’s brother, Charles.

All money raised from the sale of the pin badge will go to support  the BirdLife Partner for Malawi, The Wildlife and Environment Society of Malawi (WESM). The organisation works to introduce the public to the wonderful wildlife in the country and promote wise management of natural resources and the environment.

Sales of the turaco pin badge will assist WESM with their scholarship programme for students at University of Malawi ensuring that students with an interest in biodiversity are able to study and go on to help nature conservation in the country .

The limited edition pin badges are available by emailing nicki.wilde@rspb.org.uk or by phoning Nicki Wilde on 0131 317 4100. The badges will also be available at select events throughout the year.

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  • Gorgeous bird and what a beautiful pin badge.