Stop Fishing the High Seas (Sun) Miranda Johnson
04 Sep 2016, 10:45am - from $27 Studio
Is it time to close the high seas to fishing? With more than 80% of the world’s fisheries fished to capacity or overexploited, is it time for a radical global solution?
This session is presented in partnership with The Economist.
Chaired by Ticky Fullerton
As The Economist's environment correspondent, Miranda Johnson attended UN climate negotiations at COP21, the UN Paris Climate Conference, and the GLACIER conference on the state of the Arctic, in Alaska, last year. She also helped run The Economist's own recent events on energy and sustainability in England. Prior to this, Miranda was the influential UK title’s US southeast correspondent based in Atlanta, Georgia, and has written for its International, Europe, United States, Britain, China, Science and Business sections, on topics ranging from youth unemployment to energy policy and smartphones to fiscal corruption. Miranda also edited online coverage as a science correspondent and served as the editorial assistant for The Economist’s 'The World' in 2014 publication.