Inspired by recent fieldwork in Mexico and the United States, Jared Margulies investigates the political lives of plants & considers why 'plant blindess' 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.
SAVE THE DATE! The 2018 Symposium on the Illegal Wildlife Trade takes place in Central London on 9th & 10th October, in partnership with OMP-IWT, BIOSEC, DICE Kent and the Lancaster Environmental Centre.
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.
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.
Laure Joanny reviews recent discussions about the illicit online trade in wildlife.
In his first blog as BIOSEC post-doctoral researcher, Jared Margulies discusses the politics of the illicit wildlife trade and whether we need to consider animals not just as commodities, but as political subjects.
BIOSEC Research Fellow Teresa Lappe-Osthege explores the geopolitical implications of the illegal trade in songbirds & its established links with the EU.