Members of the BIOSEC research team are convening panels and presenting papers at this year's POLLEN Conference in Oslo, 22-24 June 2018.
BIOSEC researchers have new articles published in Geoforum and Conservation & Society.
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.
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.