In October, George Iordăchescu is giving papers at two online conferences, presenting is latest research on the intersections between the illegal timber trade, organised crime and cyberactivism in Romania.
The special issue edited by Marijnen, de Vries and Duffy analyses conservation in areas of violent conflict and demonstrates that people have multi-faceted relationships with nature in violent environments.
BIOSEC are participating in this year's POLLEN conference. Details of our plenary, panels and papers here.
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”.
Our BIOSEC Policy Briefs have now been released! Spanning a variety of species and issue areas, our aim is to inform and influence key stakeholders and decision-makers engaged in tackling […]
Anh Vu presents her paper at DSA 2020: 'Illegal wildlife demand reduction campaigns in authoritarian Vietnam: ungrounded environmentalism'
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..
The EPRS briefing on coronavirus and the wildlife trade was published this month.
The piece, written by Amy McDermott for the PNAS Journal Club blog, reviews findings from the authors' recent publication in World Development journal.
Evidence shows that rampant deforestation will worsen the frequency and intensity of future global pandemics. Yet implementing indiscriminate bans on timber harvesting and trade will have an immediate and serious impact on already vulnerable environments and livelihoods, as well being ineffective in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic.