Charles Clover in conversation with
Saturday 21stOctober, 11am, The Poly Tickets: £8 and £5
Join environmental campaigner Charles Clover in a call to arms, as he talks to Hugo Tagholm about what we must do to save our oceans before it's too late.
With his first book, the agenda setting The End of the Line, Charles Clover transformed the conversation around global fishing, and its reach was only increased when it was made into an internationally award winning feature film of the same name. Now, with his latest bok, Rewilding the Sea, Charles is proposing a landmark manifesto for saving the waters that surround us.
The good news is that the crisis in our oceans can be reversed. Rewilding the Sea celebrates what happens when we step aside and let nature repair the damage: whether it is the overfishing of bluefin tuna across the Atlantic, the destruction of coral gardens by dredgers in Lyme Bay or the restoration of oysters on the East Coast of America.
Essential and revelatory, Rewilding the Sea propels us to rethink our relationship with nature and reveals that saving our oceans is easier than we think.
What they say:
'Desperately needed' Isabella Tree
'A game-changer! People are hungry for a plan to reverse ocean death so we can keep breathing!' Margaret Atwood
“What if our seas became productive again…? What if we let the seas soak up carbon from the atmosphere like the peat bogs instead of battering them with trawls and dredges? It's closer than you think. In fact, as Charles Clover explains, rewilding the sea has already begun.” George Monbiot
“I doubt any more important book will be published this year. Charles Clover tells an alarming and convincing story, yet it is one that offers hope and a way forward for our beleaguered oceans ... and us.” Stephen Fry
About Charles Clover:
Charles Clover is a co-Founder of Blue Marine Foundation, an impactful and influential marine conservation charity. Charles made his name as an author and environmental journalist writing principally for the Sunday Times and the Daily Telegraph for which he was Environment Editor for twenty-two years. His book The End of the Line (Ebury, 2004) and the award-winning major documentary film that it inspired (presented by Clover) highlighted overfishing as a global problem. He was then invited to lead Blue Marine.