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Monday, 30 March 2015

Ray Hiilborn gives his take on 'What makes a sustainable fishery?'




Well respected American fisheries writer Ray Hilborn takes time out to give his view in a short video on what makes a sustainable fishery. His book, 'Overfishing in a nutshell' is given a robust, objective review here by fellow lecturer and researcher, Boris Worm.


Ray Hilborn is a Professor in the School of  Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington specializing in natural resource management and conservation. He  teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in environmental science, conservation and quantitative population dynamics.  He authored several books including “Overfishing: what everyone needs to know” (with Ulrike Hilborn) in 2012,  “Quantitative fisheries stock assessment” with Carl Walters in 1992, and “The Ecological Detective: confronting models with data” with Marc Mangel, in 1997 and has published over 200 peer reviewed articles.