Margulies, Wong and Duffy have responded to critique of their 2019 Geoforum piece “The imaginary ‘Asian Super Consumer’: A critique of demand reduction campaigns for the illegal wildlife trade”.
BIOSEC Bitesize series: Commodification & Consumption. Taking a look at the key publications, blogs and podcasts that define our research.
BIOSEC Bitesize series: Technologies. Taking a look at the key publications, blogs and podcasts that define our research.
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.
To mark the end of the project, we have re-released all five episodes of our podcast mini-series BIOSEC & Bubbles.
Anh Vu presents her paper at DSA 2020: 'Illegal wildlife demand reduction campaigns in authoritarian Vietnam: ungrounded environmentalism'
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.
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..
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.
The BIOSEC team have used insights from their research to provide feedback on the 2016 EU Action Plan Against Wildlife Trafficking.