Daniel Pauly

Wall Associate


UBC Killam Professor


Institute for Oceans and Fisheries





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Daniel Pauly

Internationally celebrated fisheries scientist, Daniel Pauly is a professor at UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries. Since 1999, he has been the Principal Investigator of the Sea Around Us initiative. Dr. Pauly has devoted his life to studying, documenting and promoting policies to mitigate the impact of fisheries on the world’s marine ecosystems.

Primary Recipient Awards

Daniel Pauly – Catalyst Collaboration Fund – 2022

Project: Climate Stories
Communicating the experiences and knowledge acquired at COP27 using several forms of multimedia (videos, photos, audio and written storytelling) to reach to the highest number of people possible, and move beyond academic spaces. The project also includes a mural depicting the science and dangers of sea level rise, created in collaboration with First Nations and local artists, to be permanently displayed AMS Student NEST and the Institute for Oceans and Fisheries (IOF). Climate Stories is an initiative of SOS Somos OceanoS (We Are Oceans) endorsed UN Ocean Decade Project and led by 2022 Catalyst Fellow, Veronica Relano.

Co-Principal Investigator Awards

Fabrice Teletchea – French Scholars Lecture Series – 2018