About This Show
Welcome to the ReWild Yourself Podcast! I’m Daniel Vitalis, and I’ll be your guide through the world of human ecology and lifestyle design. We’ll explore the strategies that our ancient human bodies and minds need to thrive in a modern world — awakening our instincts and freeing ourselves from the degenerative effects of human domestication.
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How Old is Fishing? - Brian Fagan #176
6 days ago
Brian Fagan — one of the world’s leading archaeological writers — is back on the show! Brian was born in England and studied archaeology at Pembroke College, Cambridge. He was Keeper of Prehistory at the Livingstone Museum (Zambia) and, during six years in Zambia and one in East Africa, was deeply involved in fieldwork on multidisciplinary African history and in monuments conservation. He was Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, from 1967 to 2004, when he became Emeritus. He is regarded as one of the world’s leading archaeological and historical writers and is a widely respected popular lecturer about the past. In this episode, Brian talks to us about his latest book Fishing: How the Sea Fed Civilization and shares the fascinating insights he uncovered on the history of fishing. In his research, he found that fishing (for sustenance, not sport) rivaled agriculture in its importance to civilization. We discuss the historical timeline of fishing, early fishing equipment and how fishing became a commodity. Brian also shares his thoughts on the future of wild fisheries and the ocean ecosystem. Enjoy! EPISODE BREAKDOWN: Show Introduction Introducing Brian Fagan Brian’s prolific writing career A history of fishing Defining fishing - recreational vs subsistence Establishing our timeline Early fishing equipment Fish as a commodity The loss of large-scale fisheries Future of wild fisheries The future of the ocean Will recreational fishing and hunting be a realistic practice in the future? Brian’s prognosis for the future of the human species
Rated 5 out of
This is an excellent podcast run by Daniel Vitalis. It is very informative and I take many lessons learnt here and use them in my everyday life. The topics of interest are for people of all ages (being only 17 myself). I hope this changes the world. Keep rewilding.
Date published: 2017-06-08
Rated 5 out of
Hours and hours of life-changing inspiration!
This podcast was one of the biggest things pushing me into hunting, fishing and gathering. It has and continues to light the way towards a more natural life. Keep it coming!
Date published: 2017-11-28