Holdgate, Sir Martin W.
HOLDGATE, Sir Martin W.
HOLDGATE, Sir Martin W. British, b. 1931. Genres: Biology, Environmental sciences/Ecology, History. Career: University Lecturer, Durham University, 1957-60; Assistant Director of Research, Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, 1960-63; Chief Biologist, British Antarctic Survey, 1963-66; Deputy Director (Research), Nature Conservancy, London, 1966-70; Director, Central Unit of Environmental Pollution, Dept. of the Environment, London, 1970-74; Director, Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, Natural Environment Research Council, 1974-76; Chief Scientist, Depts. of the Environment and Transport, London, 1976-88; Director-General, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, 1988-94. Publications: History of Appleby, County Town of Westmorland, 1956, rev. ed., 1971; Mountains in the Sea-The Story of the Gough Island Expedition, 1958; From Care to Action: Making a Sustainable World, 1996; The Green Web: A Union for World Conservation, 1999; Penguins and Mandarins, 2003. EDITOR: Antarctic Ecology, 1970; The Restoration of Damaged Ecosystems, 1976; Environmental Issues, 1977; A Perspective of Environmental Pollution, 1979; The World Environment 1972-82, 1982; The World Environment, 1972-92, 1992. Address: Fell Beck, Hartley, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria CA17 4JH, England. Online address: [email protected]