Journalist and author
American Catch and Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food
Moderator-Recovering Global Fisheries: A conversation with Maria Damanaki and Paul Greenberg
Paul Greenberg is a journalist and the author of American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood, and New York Times bestseller Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food. Four Fish has been published throughout Europe and Asia and was picked by The New York Times, The New Yorker and Bon Appétit as a notable book of 2010. American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood explores why the United States, the country that controls the most ocean of any nation on earth, imports more than three-quarters of its seafood from abroad. Mr. Greenberg writes regularly for the New York Times Magazine, Book Review and Opinion Page and also contributes to National Geographic, Vogue, GQ, The Times of London, Süddeutschen Zeitung, and many other publications. He lectures widely at institutions around the country including Harvard, Yale, Google, The United States Supreme Court and The Monterey Bay Aquarium. Over the last ten years he has been a W.K. Kellogg Foundation Food and Society Policy Fellow, New York's South Street Seaport Museum's Writer-in-Residence and a fellow with the Blue Ocean Institute. He is the recipient of a James Beard Award for Writing and Literature, and a Grantham Prize Award of Special Merit. He is currently a fellow with The Safina Center and a Pew Fellow in Marine Conservation.