John Burton (fundraiser)

John Burton (fundraiser)

John A. Burton is a co-founder of the nonprofit environmental organization World Land Trust, and has been its CEO since it was founded as "World Wide Land Conservation Trust" in 1989. He has previously held offices like the Chief Executive Officer of the Fauna and Flora International, and Chairman of the TRAFFIC unit of World Conservation Union (then International Union for the Conservation of Nature) in 1975. He was also the founding chairman of the Bat Conservation Trust.

John Burton is also an environmental consultant, has been a columnist with New Scientist, is on the Editorial Board of BBC Wildlife and a prolific natural history author with numerous books for adults and children. He was a Trustee of the BBC Wildlife Fund (2007-2008). A more detailed biography is available on th World Land Trust website


* Burton, John A 1971 Extinct Animals London Transworld
* Burton, John A 1973 Birds of the Tropics London Orbis
* Burton, John A 1974 Fossils London Transworld
* Burton, John A 1975 The Naturalist in London Newton Abbot David & Charles
* Burton, John A (contributor) 1975 The Second Birdwatchers' Book Newton Abbot D & C
* Burton, John A 1976 Nature in the City Danbury Press
* Burton, John A & B Risden 1976 The Love of Birds London Octopus
* Burton, John A (contributor) 1976 Wilderness Europe London Time-Life Books
* Burton, John A (Ed) 1976 Owls of the World London Peter Low
* Burton, John A 1977 Musical Instruments from Odds and Ends London Carousel
* Burton, John A (contributor) 1977 The World of Wildlife London Hamlyn
* Burton, John A 1978 Rare Animals London Transworld
* Arnold, E N & Burton, John A 1978 Field Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Europe London Collins
* Burton, John A (contributor) 1978 Recent Advances in Primatology London Academic Press
* Burton, John A 1980 Gem Guide to Wild Animals London Collins
* Burton, John A 1982 Guinness Book of Mammals London Guinness
* Burton, John A (contributor) 1982 Encyclopedia of the Animal Kingdom London Optimum Books
* Burton, John A 1984 Gem Guide to Zoo Animals London Collins
* Burton, John A (ed) 1984 National Trust Book of Wild Animals London Cape
* Burton, John A (Ed) 1984 Owls of the World (2nd Ed) London Peter Low
* Burton, John A 1987 Collins Guide to Rare Mammals of the World London Collins
* Scott, P, Burton, John A, & Fitter, R 1987 Red Data Books: The Historical Background IUCN/NEP
* Burton, John A 1988 Close to Extinction London Franklin Watts
* Burton, John A (consultant) 1988 Killing for Luxury London Franklin Watts
* Burton, John A (consultant) 1988 Wild Britain London Ebury Press
* Burton, John A 1989 Mammals of America New York Archcape Press
* Burton, John A (contributor) 1990 The Guinness Encyclopedia Enfield Guinness Publishing
* Salvadori, F B, ed by Burton, John A 1990 Rare Animals of the World New York Mallard Press
* Burton, John A 1991 Close to Extinction (2nd, rev. Ed) London Franklin Watts
* Burton, John A 1991 Field Guide to the Mammals of Europe London Kingfisher
* Burton, John A 1991 The Pocket Guide to Mammals of North America London Dragon's World
* Burton, John A (contributor) 1991 Animal Life New York OUP
* Burton, John A (contributor) 1991 The Global Zoo Amsterdam Time-Life Books
* Burton, John A (Ed) 1991 The Atlas of Endangered Species N Y Macmillan Inc
* Burton, John A 1992 Snakes an illustrated guide London Blandford
* Burton, John A (Ed) 1992 Owls of the World (3rd, Rev. Ed) London Peter Low
* Burton, John A 1993 Animals of the World London Harper Collins
* Burton, John A (consultant) 1994 Mammals London Dragon's World Children's Books
* Burton, John A (contributor) 1994 Reader's Digest Exploring the Secrets of Nature Reader's Digest
* Burton, John A (coordinator) 1994 CITES Guide to Plants in Trade Bristol DoE
* Burton, John A (consultant) 1995 Wild Ireland London Sheldrake/Arum
* Burton, John A 1996 Jungles & Rainforests London Dragon's World
* Harris, B (Burton, John A, consultant) 1996 Oceans A fold out book Rand McNally
* Harris, B (Burton, John A, consultant) 1996 Rainforest A fold out book Rand McNally
* Burton, John A 1997 Gem Photographic Guide to European Wild Animals London Collins
* Burton, John A 1998 Collins Wild Guide Wild Animals (Europe) London HarperCollins
* Burton, John A 1998 Reptile London Dorling Kindersley
* Langton, T E & J A Burton 1998 Amphibians & Reptiles: Conservation management of species & Habitats Strasbourg CoE
* Burton, John A (ed) 1999 Atlas of Endangered Species 2nd Edition New York Macmillan
* Burton, John A 2002 Field Guide to the Mammals of Europe (2^nd Edition) London Kingfisher
* Bertrand, G A , Burton, John A and Paul Sterry 2002 Guide to North American Wildlife. HarperCollins. New York
* Burton, John A 2002 Attracting Wildlife to Your Garden. New Holland. London
* Burton, John A 2005 The Ultimate Bird Feeder handbook

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