NEWS| BIOSEC short film series

Our six short films draw attention to overlooked issues in the illegal wildlife trade, as well as the wider political and ethical questions surrounding conservation.

BLOG | Novelty, Desire, and the Nature of Precedent: Human-Animal Relations in the Age of COVID-19

In the advent of what infectious disease scientists have labelled a 'novel coronavirus', Sarah Bezan argues that zoonotic disease transfer is in fact far from new. Instead, it is an emergent iteration of the ‘old’ violences of extractivism, colonial expansion, and animal commodification.

PODCAST | BIOSEC & Bubbles 5: Drones & Databases – The Appeal of Technology for Conservation

In the final podcast of the series, Laure Joanny & George Iordăchescu discuss how the drones and databases adopted by governments and protected areas are taking the conservation sector into uncharted territory..

PODCAST | BIOSEC & Bubbles Episode 4: Understanding & Reducing Demand in Wildlife

In our latest podcast, Anh Vu and Jared Margulies discuss demand in illegal wildlife products and the communications campaigns that have developed to try and address this issue, with a particular focus on Vietnam.