BIOSEC researcher voices concerns about militarised approaches to conservation as part of BBC Newsbeat documentary filmed in Malawi.
Jared Margulies unpacks narratives of human-wildlife conflict in Bandipur National Park, India.
Ahead of the first World Cup match in the Volgograd arena, Hannah Dickinson writes for The Conversation on how the Volgograd station, Europe's largest hydroelectric dam, has impacted on endangered sturgeon populations and contributed to illegal caviar trade.
As Kenya proposes the death penalty for poachers, BIOSEC's Francis Massé writes for The Conversation on why he's against capital punishment for illegal hunting and the problems with militarised conservation.
Francis Masse in conversation with Gianluca Cerullo on the intersections between biodiversity conservation and security and the growing trend of militarisation in conservation.
Inspired by recent fieldwork in Mexico and the United States, Jared Margulies investigates the political lives of plants & considers why 'plant blindness' still prevails in illegal wildlife trade research.
Tanya Wyatt gives insight into her new AHRC research project, which seeks to address the lack of empirical investigation of CITES implementation and compliance.
Following on from her fieldwork in Brussels, BIOSEC doctoral researcher Hannah Dickinson explores the notions of security and 'everydayness' in relation to the illegal wildlife trade.
What can the world's 'first' National Park tell us about the current militarization of conservation? Francis Masse on Yellowstone Park, its military history, and how not to 'do' biodiversity conservation.
Animals are victims of human conflict, so can conservation help build peace in warzones? Only if we acknowledge that wildlife protection is not a politically-neutral activity, argue Esther Marijnen and Rosaleen Duffy in new article for The Conversation.
CfP NOW OPEN! 'Evidence To Action: Research to Address Illegal Wildlife Trade' takes place at ZSL on 9th October 2018, in partnership with OMP-IWT, BIOSEC, ZSL-IoZ, DICE Kent and the Lancaster Environmental Centre.
On 7th June 2018, the BIOSEC team will be holding a Knowledge Exchange workshop with colleagues at Fauna & Flora International (FFI), followed by an open seminar.