24.01.19

Elephants and Sesame

Blog post by SIID Director Dan Brockington, telling the story of how a malfunctioning Wildlife Management Area causes a dilemma for development in Mbomaminijika, Tanzania. Originally posted Nov 13 2018 by NEPSUS.  There is an old adage among Marxists that the one thing worse than being exploited by capital is not being exploited by it […]

19.06.18

Volgograd: how a dam on the mighty Volga almost killed off the caviar fish

How the Volgograd Dam, and the demand for black caviar, is pushing the great Sturgeon fish to extinction

24.05.18

Kenya’s death penalty plan for poachers has stirred a hornet’s nest

Should the death penalty be considered as part of legitimate “action” for biodiversity?

10.05.18

If we ever have a ‘Green Economy’ would we know that we live in one?

What makes a green economy?

24.04.18

Review | Hidden In Plain Sight: The Online Face of Illegal Wildlife Trade

Laure Joanny reviews recent discussions about the illicit online trade in wildlife, and how this tends to happen in plain sight rather than being hidden way.

08.03.18

Sturgeon: Unlikely Geopolitical Subjects

Hannah Dickinson writes about how geopolitics are enacted around – and through – sturgeon, inspired by the 8th International Symposium on Sturgeon (ISS8).