Francis Massé reflects on a recent ivory identification workshop
Teresa Lappe-Osthege reflects on the illegal trade of birds in Albania following a recent research trip
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.
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.
Teresa Lappe-Osthege reveals the shocking extent of bird crime in the Western Balkans, arguing that amongst other factors, activities of EU citizens and the weak regulatory powers of EU institutions play a crucial role in driving bird crime in the region.
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.
Hannah Dickinson on how geopolitics are enacted around - and through - sturgeon.
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.
BIOSEC Research Fellow Teresa Lappe-Osthege explores the geopolitical implications of the illegal trade in songbirds & its established links with the EU.