Paul Greenberg
Paul Greenberg

Paul Greenberg

Title: Contributor

Location: New York, New York

Education: Brown University

Expertise: Sustainability, seafood, climate change, diet, environment 

- Author of the New York Times bestseller Four Fish
- James Beard Award for Writing and Literature


Paul Greenberg is an award-winning freelance writer with more than 15 years' experience writing for The New York Times, National Geographic, The Guardian, Food & Wine, EatingWell and 20-plus other magazines and newspapers.

He is the author of six books on oceans, the environment and digital wellness, including the New York Times bestseller Four Fish, The Climate Diet and Goodbye Phone, Hello World.

He is the recipient of a James Beard Award for Writing and Literature, a Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation, a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship and many other grants and awards.

He is a producer/writer and on-air talent for PBS Frontline and is often featured on NPR programs such as Fresh Air and All Things Considered. His TED talk, "The Four Fish We're Overeating—and What to Eat Instead)," has more than 1.6 million views to date.

He has been writer-in-residence with the Safina Center since 2013 and is currently an NYU professor of animal studies.

Paul resides at Manhattan's Ground Zero where he maintains a family, a terrace garden and a one-bottle-per year winery. He is a member of the Writers Guild of America East.

About EatingWell

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On the 30th anniversary of Marcella Hazan's iconic Italian cookbook Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking, Paul Greenberg talks with Hazan's husband Victor about why you should—and shouldn't—veganize recipes.
Superstorm Sandy ripped through the Rockaways in 2012, turning it into a federal disaster zone. The area has made a stellar comeback over the past 20 years and is now a hot destination for New Yorkers in the know. It's time to book your trip!
How can one of the most sustainable and profitable fisheries in the world survive when whale conservationists and green energy are against them?
Cardiovascular disease affects nearly half of all adults in the U.S.—and it was knocking on writer Paul Greenberg's door. So he asked the question: Could shifting to a vegan diet get his blood pressure and cholesterol in check?
Vegan Mushroom Bolognese
Rating: Unrated
This Bolognese sauce recipe is adapted from Marcella Hazan's Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking. We swap out the beef and pork for button mushrooms to keep this traditional comfort food vegan yet weighty with umami flavor. And while some recipes call for red wine, this recipe sticks with Hazan's white wine selection.
This storied heart-healthy diet was first studied the island of Crete. Learn what made their diet so healthy.