World renowned fisheries scientist, Ray Hilborn, visits South Africa

Internationally renowned fisheries scientist, Professor Ray Hilborn, visited South Africa in August at the invitation of the South African Deep Sea Trawling Industry Association.

Prof. Hilborn participated in two public events, a seminar entitled “Fisheries Myths” at the University of Cape Town, and a debate with local fisheries experts at the Two Oceans Aquarium.

Resources and materials from both events are available here:

Please follow this link to a recording of Prof. Hilborn’s presentation.

Marine Protected Areas debate:

Film of the debate
Format of the debate
Presentation by Prof. Ray Hilborn
Presentation by Dr Jean Harris
Presentation by Prof. Colin Attwood
Presentation by Prof. Doug ButterworthFilm of the debate