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.
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.
Welcome to BIOSEC & Bubbles, our new podcast mini-series! Presented by Laure Joanny and featuring contributions from BIOSEC team members, guest academics and researchers, the series takes an in-depth look at the key issues facing conservation and illegal wildlife trade.
On World Wildlife Conservation day, Francis Massé reflects on the UK Wildlife Crime Enforcer’s Conference
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.
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.
In his first blog as BIOSEC post-doctoral researcher, Jared Margulies discusses the politics of the illicit wildlife trade and whether we need to consider animals not just as commodities, but as political subjects.