Margulies, Wong and Duffy have responded to critique of their 2019 Geoforum piece “The imaginary ‘Asian Super Consumer’: A critique of demand reduction campaigns for the illegal wildlife trade”.
BIOSEC Bitesize series: Commodification & Consumption. Taking a look at the key publications, blogs and podcasts that define our research.
Our six short films draw attention to overlooked issues in the illegal wildlife trade, as well as the wider political and ethical questions surrounding conservation.
‘What happens in conservation if we define the illegal wildlife trade as a global security threat?’ Our researchers approach this question creatively in our zine, 'BIOSEC: Notes on Illegal Wildlife Trade'.
Our BIOSEC Policy Briefs have now been released! Spanning a variety of species and issue areas, our aim is to inform and influence key stakeholders and decision-makers engaged in tackling […]
To mark the end of the project, we have re-released all five episodes of our podcast mini-series BIOSEC & Bubbles.
Airports may seem unlikely sites for research into conservation issues - but they can reveal a lot.
Anh Vu presents her paper at DSA 2020: 'Illegal wildlife demand reduction campaigns in authoritarian Vietnam: ungrounded environmentalism'
In the advent of what infectious disease scientists have labelled a 'novel coronavirus', Sarah Bezan argues that zoonotic disease transfer is in fact far from new. Instead, it is an emergent iteration of the ‘old’ violences of extractivism, colonial expansion, and animal commodification.
In our latest podcast, Anh Vu and Jared Margulies discuss demand in illegal wildlife products and the communications campaigns that have developed to try and address this issue, with a particular focus on Vietnam.