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.
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.
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.
We are seeking a post-doctoral researcher with expertise in illegal wildlife trade, security and consumerism in Asian countries to join the BIOSEC team on a 12-month post-doctoral fellowship.
The third edition of our BIOSEC newsletter has been released for World Biodiversity Day 2018!
BIOSEC researchers have new articles published in Geoforum and Conservation & Society.
Professor of International Politics and BIOSEC PI, Rosaleen Duffy, has been honoured as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Science. She is among 58 leading social scientists to be recognised by the Academy for the excellence and public impact of their work.
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.
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.
Following on from her fieldwork in Brussels, BIOSEC doctoral researcher Hannah Dickinson explores the notions of security and 'everydayness' in relation to the illegal wildlife trade.