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Peter Bridgewater Wikipedia
Professor Peter Bridgewater (born 31 December 1945) is an Australian conservationist.
He was Chief Scientist of the UK Nature Conservancy Council 1989–1990, Chief Executive of the Australian Nature Conservation Agency and Director of the National Parks and Wildlife Service (1990–1997) and Secretary of UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Programme and Director of its Division of Ecological Sciences 1999–2003. Subsequently he was Secretary General of the Ramsar Convention on the Protection of Wetlands of International Importance, and from 2007 has been Chairman of the UK's statutory Joint Nature Conservation Committee. Among many international appointments he was Chair of the International Whaling Commission from 1995 to 1997.