Some of you may remember our friends for the first two years of the course who stayed at Liverpool to study Fisheries - as well as Ian there was Greg Armstrong and Dave Scutter. I lost track of both but caught up with Ian first a couple of years ago and repeat his update of then. He is Professor of Fisheries at Hull University & Director of their Fisheries Institute www.hull.ac.uk/hifi/ Brenda
Just catching up on the emails after being away for about 5
weeks, first working in Africa and then some holiday.
Unlike your typical academics I don't get months off to
relax. To many things to keep me going incuding finishing
writing my 12th book!
I am due to go to Thailand next week for a couple of weeks
so the traveling continues!! This also requires
preparation of a presentation which is a pain and again
takes time out of my academic holiday period!!!
I spend 90% of my time trying to stop dam
developments, save over-exploited fisheries and stopping
fish species going extinct. When I succeed, and in many
cases I have, it is very rewarding. Failures are painful,
especially when predicted and you tried to put the
situation right. I think this is what drive me knowing I
have done my little bit to stop gross negligence and crass