A growing population is putting increasing pressure on fish stocks. The United Nations estimates that 87% of world fish stocks are fully exploited or overfished and require precautionary management. How can we avoid the collapse of a resource that remains an essential part of food security and vital to the communities and livelihoods of half a billion people across the planet?
Paul Rose, presenter
Frank Pope, Ocean Correspondent, The Times
Dr David Agnew, Director of Standards at the Marine Stewardship Council
Dr Heather Koldeway, Head of Global Programmes, Zoological Society of London (ZSL)
To mark the donation of Eric Newby’s archive to the Society, Alexander Maitland will be giving a Be Inspired talk on Monday 5 November. In advance of the talk, we asked Alexander to tell us more about Eric Newby and the items that have been donated.
2 November 2018
A collection newly acquired by the Society includes photographs and diary entries by one of the world’s first travel writers, Eric Newby, who set sail, aged just 18, from Belfast 80 years ago today for one of the last grain races to Australia.
18 October 2018
The most distinguished foreign correspondent of our time talks through a fascinating history of what it is to risk life and limb to bring home news of the troubled world beyond our shores.
6 February 2017
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