Paul Greenberg

Paul Greenberg is the author of the James Beard Award winning New York Times bestseller Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food and a regular contributor to The New York Times.  He has also written for National Geographic MagazineGQThe Times (of London), Vogue, and lectures on seafood and the environment around the country. He is currently a fellow with The Blue Ocean Institute and in April became the writer-in-residence at New York’s The South Street Seaport Museum.  His next book “The Fish Next Door” — a book about how we lost and how we might regain American local seafood, will be published by The Penguin Press. More info at @4fishgreenberg or

The Fisherman’s Dilemma

This story earned second place for “Best Story on Food Policy or Food Issues” from AFJ. “So, a little orientation,” my scuba guide told me on the beach at Monterey Bay. “First thing, don’t mess with the sea otters. “I don’t want to mess with the sea otters.” “Exactly,” said the guide, “because the sea… » Read More

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A River Runs Through It

To get an idea of how American coastal waters might look just before they succumb to all the degradations they have suffered these past five centuries, it would be worth taking a July trip to Mobile Bay, an Alabama inlet that feeds into the Gulf of Mexico. If the air is still and hot, an… » Read More

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