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?

01.05.18

Why I’m obsessed with making the most sustainable burger possible

The different possible ways to make the most sustainable burger by reducing carbon emissions and therefore reducing environmental impact.

26.04.18

Why lower-income countries shouldn’t follow the example of rich countries for their water management

Potential problems associated with developing countries modelling their water management on a ‘western ideal’