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.
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.
The piece, written by Amy McDermott for the PNAS Journal Club blog, reviews findings from the authors' recent publication in World Development journal.
In 'The geopolitical ecology of conservation: The emergence of illegal wildlife trade as national security interest and the re-shaping on US foreign conservation assistance', Massé and Margulies develop a geopolitical ecology of conservation to understand shifts in foreign assistance to biodiversity conservation.
Rosaleen Duffy featured in Politico article calling for EU legislators to do more to combat the flow of wildlife trade and trafficking across the EU.
In our third podcast, researchers George Iordăchescu & Elaine (Lan Yin) Hsiao draw on their experiences in Romania and Rwanda to discuss the establishment of protected areas & how this affects the relationship between local communities' and their environments.
Welcome to the second instalment of BIOSEC & Bubbles, our new podcast mini-series. In this episode, presenter Laure Joanny talks to Rosaleen Duffy and Francis Masse about researching responses to wildlife trafficking and maintaining a dialogue with conservation practitioners and policy makers.