COMMENT | Kenya’s death penalty plan for poachers has stirred a hornet’s nest

As Kenya proposes the death penalty for poachers, BIOSEC's Francis Massé writes for The Conversation on why he's against capital punishment for illegal hunting and the problems with militarised conservation.

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.