Paul Hilton
Paul Hilton
Paul Hilton is an award-winning conservation photojournalist and wildlife crime consultant. He has spent the past three decades documenting deforestation, the shark-fin trade and sustainable pole-and-line tuna fisheries worldwide. Paul’s footage of the illegal wildlife trade features in the 2015 documentary Racing Extinction. His work has also appeared in TV series such as Change Drivers (Discovery Channel) and Ocean Warriors (Animal Planet). His first book, Man & Shark (2010), highlights the global shark-finning industry. He won a World Press Photo award in 2012 for his work on the shark-fin issue and was named Wildlife Photographer of the Year in 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2020. For a detailed bio, visit

Poachers are responsible for some 20 million songbirds a year being taken from Indonesia’s forests to supply the illegal wildlife trade, according to one NGO, a statistic felt strongly in Bali.

Who doesn't love seafood? Demand for our favourite dishes has made the fishing industry one of the most aggressive, with too many boats chasing too few fish and a variety of other marine casualties caught up in the fray. Words and pictures by Paul Hilton.

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