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.
Francis Masse in conversation with Gianluca Cerullo on the intersections between biodiversity conservation and security and the growing trend of militarisation in conservation.
BIOSEC Double Panel at AAG 2018: 'New and Changing Geographies of Wildlife Crime'.
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.
Organisers of the 'Conservation in Conflict and Militarised Areas' workshop have released a CfP for a special issue in Political Geography: 'Conservation in Violent Environments'.
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.
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.
Rosaleen Duffy was invited to the the launch of the London 2018 Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade. Here, she reflects on the launch event and argues for more critical, inclusive and socially just responses to conservation at the London 2018 Conference and beyond.
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.
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.