BLOG | Connecting the “First” National Park to Conservation’s Current Militarization: What Might we Learn?

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.

COMMENT | Animals are victims of human conflict, so can conservation help build peace in warzones?

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.

POLLEN 2018: CFP ‘The political ecology of environmental peacebuilding – Exploring its values and critiques in the context of the green economy’

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.

POLLEN 2018 | CfP ‘Securing Green, Greening security: Examining the Intersection of Green Economies and Green Securities’

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.

REVIEW | Bold new vision, or more of the same? Launching the London 2018 Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade

Rosaleen Duffy was invited to the the launch of the London 2018 Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade. Here, she reflects on the launch event and argues for more critical, inclusive and socially just responses to conservation at the London 2018 Conference and beyond.