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.
'Evidence To Action: Research to Address Illegal Wildlife Trade' takes place at ZSL on 9th October 2018, in partnership with OMP-IWT, BIOSEC, ZSL-IoZ, DICE Kent and the Lancaster Environmental Centre.
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.
Francis Masse in conversation with Gianluca Cerullo on the intersections between biodiversity conservation and security and the growing trend of militarisation in conservation.
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.
Tanya Wyatt gives insight into her new AHRC research project, which seeks to address the lack of empirical investigation of CITES implementation and compliance.
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.
The second edition of our quarterly BIOSEC newsletter has been released.
Hannah Dickinson on how geopolitics are enacted around - and through - sturgeon.