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.
Researcher-practitioner workshop on 21 February 2018 brings together academics and practitioners to critically reflect on the impacts of REDD+ in Africa
The Political Ecology reading group spring programme has been published.
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.
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.
Jared Margulies and Francis Masse will be joining the BIOSEC team in October 2017 and January 2018 respectively. The fellowships will investigate how framing of environmental crime and security is influencing responses to illegal wildlife trade in both source & end-user countries.
In April 2017, Professor Rosaleen Duffy attended a meeting at the Oxford Martin School to discuss the future direction of biodiversity conservation - Conservation 3.0. Here, she reflects on the discussions and debates of the day.
We are seeking two post-doctoral researchers with an interest in biodiversity, illegal wildlife trade and security issues to join our high profile ERC-funded project from September 2017 - August 2020.
The Conservation Law Enforcement triple panel covers themes including illegal wildlife trade, poaching, militarisation, forensics and conservation criminology