COMMENT | Volgograd: how a dam on the mighty Volga almost killed off the caviar fish

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.

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.

EVENT | Workshop & open seminar at Fauna & Flora Intl, Cambridge, 7 June

On 7th June 2018, the BIOSEC team will be holding a Knowledge Exchange workshop with colleagues at Fauna & Flora International (FFI), followed by an open seminar.

REVIEW | ‘If it flies, it dies.’ Reflections on the 3rd Adriatic Flyway Conference

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.