The second edition of our quarterly BIOSEC newsletter has been released.
New panel announced for POLLEN 2018 Conference: 'The political ecology of environmental peacebuilding – Exploring its values and critiques in the context of the green economy'. Organisers: Teresa Lappe-Osthege and Lisa Trogisch. Call for Papers now open, deadline 06 Dec 2017.
New panel announced for POLLEN 2018 Conference: 'Securing Green, Greening security: Examining the Intersection of Green Economies and Green Securities'. Organisers: Francis Masse, Brock Bersaglio and Rosaleen Duffy. Call for Papers now open, deadline 06 Dec 2017.
New panel announced for POLLEN 2018 Conference: 'Conservation in violent environments'. Organisers: Esther Marijnen, Rosaleen Duffy, Lotje de Vries. Call for Papers now open, deadline 01 Dec 2017.
Hannah Dickinson on how geopolitics are enacted around - and through - sturgeon.
Article from Rosaleen Duffy in response to a recent Mongabay opinion piece that challenged critics of militarised conservation. Instead, she argues that justice for animals is not well served by perpetrating other injustices.
Rosaleen Duffy responds to the UK Government's recently announced 12-week consultation on the banning of ivory products of all ages. The ban in the US has had some unintended consequences - pitfalls we must avoid if a UK ban is to be effective.
Ben Neimark's paper explores the link between the international trade in plants and security dynamics.
In his first blog as BIOSEC post-doctoral researcher, Jared Margulies discusses the politics of the illicit wildlife trade and whether we need to consider animals not just as commodities, but as political subjects.
BIOSEC Research Fellow Teresa Lappe-Osthege explores the geopolitical implications of the illegal trade in songbirds & its established links with the EU.