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.
New panel announced for POLLEN 2018 Conference: 'The political ecology of environmental peacebuilding – Exploring its values and critiques in the context of the green economy'. Organisers: Teresa Lappe-Osthege and Lisa Trogisch. Call for Papers now open, deadline 06 Dec 2017.
New panel announced for POLLEN 2018 Conference: 'Securing Green, Greening security: Examining the Intersection of Green Economies and Green Securities'. Organisers: Francis Masse, Brock Bersaglio and Rosaleen Duffy. Call for Papers now open, deadline 06 Dec 2017.
New panel announced for POLLEN 2018 Conference: 'Conservation in violent environments'. Organisers: Esther Marijnen, Rosaleen Duffy, Lotje de Vries. Call for Papers now open, deadline 01 Dec 2017.
Article from Rosaleen Duffy in response to a recent Mongabay opinion piece that challenged critics of militarised conservation. Instead, she argues that justice for animals is not well served by perpetrating other injustices.
Forward programme for the Political Ecology reading group, and details of how to join.
We held our first knowledge exchange workshop on Biodiversity and Security at the Oxford Martin School Illegal Wildlife Trade Symposium. Here, Rosaleen Duffy, Laure Joanny and Hannah Dickinson review the discussions and outcomes of the session.
Ben Neimark's paper explores the link between the international trade in plants and security dynamics.