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.
The Political Ecology reading group spring programme has been published.
The second edition of our quarterly BIOSEC newsletter has been released.
New panel announced for POLLEN 2018 Conference: 'The political ecology of environmental peacebuilding – Exploring its values and critiques in the context of the green economy'. Organisers: Teresa Lappe-Osthege and Lisa Trogisch. Call for Papers now open, deadline 06 Dec 2017.
Hannah Dickinson on how geopolitics are enacted around - and through - sturgeon.
Article from Rosaleen Duffy in response to a recent Mongabay opinion piece that challenged critics of militarised conservation. Instead, she argues that justice for animals is not well served by perpetrating other injustices.
Forward programme for the Political Ecology reading group, and details of how to join.
We held our first knowledge exchange workshop on Biodiversity and Security at the Oxford Martin School Illegal Wildlife Trade Symposium. Here, Rosaleen Duffy, Laure Joanny and Hannah Dickinson review the discussions and outcomes of the session.
Ben Neimark's paper explores the link between the international trade in plants and security dynamics.
BIOSEC to host two-day workshop with members of the Crisis Conversation team, Wageningen University.