To mark the end of the project, we have re-released all five episodes of our podcast mini-series BIOSEC & Bubbles.
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.
The piece, written by Amy McDermott for the PNAS Journal Club blog, reviews findings from the authors' recent publication in World Development journal.
In 'The geopolitical ecology of conservation: The emergence of illegal wildlife trade as national security interest and the re-shaping on US foreign conservation assistance', Massé and Margulies develop a geopolitical ecology of conservation to understand shifts in foreign assistance to biodiversity conservation.
Rosaleen Duffy featured in Politico article calling for EU legislators to do more to combat the flow of wildlife trade and trafficking across the EU.
In our third podcast, researchers George Iordăchescu & Elaine (Lan Yin) Hsiao draw on their experiences in Romania and Rwanda to discuss the establishment of protected areas & how this affects the relationship between local communities' and their environments.
Welcome to the second instalment of BIOSEC & Bubbles, our new podcast mini-series. In this episode, presenter Laure Joanny talks to Rosaleen Duffy and Francis Masse about researching responses to wildlife trafficking and maintaining a dialogue with conservation practitioners and policy makers.
Exploring the convergence of conservation and crime narratives and how this influences responses to the illegal wildlife trade
Welcome to BIOSEC & Bubbles, our new podcast mini-series! Presented by Laure Joanny and featuring contributions from BIOSEC team members, guest academics and researchers, the series takes an in-depth look at the key issues facing conservation and illegal wildlife trade.
Demand reduction campaigns for IWT can build on and reproduce problematic racist stereotypes that conjure up the figure of the ‘Asian Super Consumer’