“We are chasing the last of the big fish” – Interview with fisheries scientist Daniel Pauly

One of the world's most prominent fisheries scientists talks to Unearthed about overfishing, whaling and climate change

A century of industrial fishing and whaling has emptied the world’s oceans, according to one of the world’s most prominent fisheries scientists. Professor Daniel Pauly paints a bleak picture of humanity’s relationship to the sea – but on climate change, the biggest challenge we now face, he still has hope that humans will turn things around in time.

We spoke to Professor Pauly for the Life Support series, which you can check out here.