Articles

Academic journal articles and publications by members of the BIOSEC team

2022


Caviar Matter(s)

H. Dickinson (2022) Caviar Matter(s): The material politics of the European caviar grey market

Political Geography.

Crime, security and illegal wildlife trade
R Duffy (2022).
Crime, security and illegal wildlife trade: political ecologies of international conservation. Global Environmental Politics.

Disaster making in the capitalocene
S O’Lear, F Massé, H Dickinson and R Duffy (2022). Disastermaking in the Caplitalocene. Global Environmental Politics.

Forest crisis narratives
Vasile, Monica and George Iordachescu (2022).
Forest crisis narratives. Illegal logging, datafication and the conservation frontier in the Romanian Carpathian mountains. Political Geography, 96:102600.

Police power in green
F Massé (2022).
Police power in green: furthering political ecologies of the state. Political Geography.

Political ecology of security
R
V Duffy and D Brockington (2022). Political ecology of security: tackling the illegal wildlife trade. Journal of Political Ecology, 29(1), p.2135. doi: https://doi.org/10.2458/jpe.2201

2021

Challenges and perspectives on tackling illegal or unsustainable wildlife trade
C Fukushima
, et al …R Duffy, P Cardoso (2021). Challenges and perspectives on tackling illegal or unsustainable wildlife trade. Biological Conservation, 263.

Becoming a virgin forest
G Iordachescu (2021).
Becoming a virgin forest: from remote sensing to erasing environmental history. Arcadia, no.10.

Extinctionscapes
B Bersaglio
and J Margulies (2021). Extinctionscapes: spatialising the commodification of animal lives and afterlives in conservation landscapes. Social and Cultural Geography.

Feminist political ecology of wildlife crime
F Massé, E Lunstrum
and N Givà (2021). A feminist political ecology of wildlife crime: The gendered dimensions of a poaching economy and its impacts in Southern Africa. Geoforum, 126: 205214.

Geopolitical ecologies of wild nature
G Iordachescu (2021). T
he shifting geopolitical ecologies of wild nature conservation in Romania. in E Krasznai Kovács (ed) Politics and the Environment in Eastern Europe (Open Book Publishing).

Racialised neocolonial conservation to and inclusive and regenerative conservation
P Kashwan, R Duffy, E Marijnen, A Asiyanbi and F Massé (2021)
From racialised neocolonial conservation to and inclusive and regenerative conservation. Environment: Science and Policy for Sustainable Development, 63:4, 4-19, DOI: 10.1080/00139157.2021.1924574.

Rhino horn trade and radical inequality
E Lunstrum,
N Givá, F Massé, F Mate and PL Jose (2021). The rhino horn trade and radical inequality as environmental conflict. The Journal of Peasant Studies, 1-21.

The integration of conservation and security
R Duffy and F Massé (2021)
The integration of conservation and security: political ecologies of violence and the illegal wildlife trade in Jeannie Sowers, Stacy D VanDeveer, and Erika Weinthal (eds) Comparative Environmental Politics (Oxford University Press).

The integration of conservation and security
R Duffy and F Massé (2021)
The integration of conservation and security: political ecologies of violence and the illegal wildlife trade in Oxford Handbook of Comparative Environmental Politics, Edited by Jeannie Sowers, Stacy D VanDeveer, and Erika Weinthal.

The rhino horn trade
E Lunstrum,
N Givá, F Massé, F Mate and PL Jose (2021). The rhino horn trade and radical inequality as environmental conflict. The Journal of Peasant Studies, 1-21.

2020

Ranger perceptions of, and engagement with, monitoring of elephant poaching
T Kuiper, F Massé, N Ngwenya, B Kavhu, R Mandisodza-Chikerema and EJ Milner-Gulland (2020).
Ranger perceptions of, and engagement with, monitoring of elephant poaching. People and Nature, 20.10.2020.

Korean ‘Housewives’ and ‘Hipsters’ are not driving a new illicit plant trade
J Margulies (2020).
Korean ‘Housewives’ and ‘Hipsters’ are not driving a new illicit plant trade: complicating consumer motivations behind an emergent wildlife trade in Dudleya farinosa. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 23.10.2020.

Understanding drivers of demand, researching consumption of illegal wildlife products: A reply to Bergin et al.
J Margulies,
R Wong and R Duffy (2020). ‘Understanding drivers of demand, researching consumption of illegal wildlife products: a reply to Bergin et al.. Geoforum, 15.08.2020.

Conservation in violent environments: introduction to a special issue on the political ecology of conservation amidst violent conflict
E Marijnen,
L De Vries and R Duffy (2020). Conservation in violent environments: introduction to a special issue on the political ecology of conservation amidst violent conflict. Political Geography, Special Issue, 29/07/2020.

The geopolitical ecology of conservation: The emergence of illegal wildlife trade as national security interest and the re-shaping on US foreign conservation assistance
F Massé
and J Margulies (2020). The geopolitical ecology of conservation: The emergence of illegal wildlife trade as national security interest and the re-shaping on US foreign conservation assistance. World Development, Vol 132, 08.04.2020.

Conservation and crime convergence? Situating the 2018 London Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference
F Massé, H Dickinson, J Margulies, L Joanny, T Lappe-Osthege and R Duffy (2020).
Conservation and crime convergence? Situating the 2018 London Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference. Journal of Political Ecology. 22.01.2020.

2019

The imaginary ‘Asian super consumer’: a critique of demand reduction campaigns for the illegal wildlife trade
J Margulies, R Wong and R Duffy (2019).
The imaginary 'Asian super consumer': A critique of demand reduction campaigns for the illegal wildlife trade. Geoforum, 17.10.2019.

NGO-led activism under authoritarian rule of Vietnam: between cooperation and contestation
A Vu (2019).
NGO-led activism under authoritarian rule of Vietnam: between cooperation and contestation. Community Development, 28.08.2019.

Conservation law enforcement: policing protected areas
F Massé (2019).
Conservation law enforcement: policing protected areas. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 26.08.2019.

Transnational environmental crime threatens sustainable development
ML Gore, P Braszak, J Brown, P Cassey, R Duffy, J Fisher, J Graham, R Justo-Hanani, AE Kirkwood, E Lunstrum, C Machalaba, F Massé, M Manguiat, D Omrow, P Stoett, T Wyatt and R White (2019).
Transnational environmental crime threatens sustainable development. Nature Sustainability, 12.08.2019.

Illegal wildlife trade and the persistence of “plant blindness”
J Margulies et al (2019).
Illegal wildlife trade and the persistence of “plant blindness”. Plants People Planet, 12.07.2019.

On coming into animal presence with photovoice
J Margulies (2019).
On coming into animal presence with photovoice. Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space, 30.05.2019.

The endling taxidermy of lonesome george: iconographies of extinction at the end of the line
S Bezan (2019).
The endling taxidermy of lonesome george: iconographies of extinction at the end of the line. Configurations: A Journal of Literature, Science, and Technology, vol. 27, no. 2, April 2019, pp. 211238. Co-edited by Sarah Bezan and Susan McHugh, Johns Hopkins University Press.

Making the ‘man-eater’: tiger conservation as necropolitics
J Margulies (2019).
Making the ‘man-eater’: tiger conservation as necropolitics. Political Geography, March 2019.

Why we must question the militarisation of conservation
R Duffy, F Massé, E Smidt, E Marijnen, B Büscher, J Verweijen, M Ramutsindela, T Simlaie, L Joanny, E Lunstrum (2019)
Why we must question the militarisation of conservation. Biological Conservation, 05.02.2019.

2018

Working governance for working land
D Brockington, WM Adams, B Agarwal, A Agrawal, B Büscher, A Chhatre, R Duffy, R Fletcher and JA Oldekop (2018).
Working governance for working land (PDF, 1.3MB). Science, vol. 362, Issue 6420. 17.12.2018 (Letters).

Topographies of security and the multiple spatialities of (conservation) power: verticality, surveillance, and space-time compression in the bush
FMassé (2018). Topographies of security and the multiple spatialities of (conservation) power: verticality, surveillance, and space-time compression in the bush.
Political Geography, 16.10.2018.

Anti-poaching’s politics of (in)visibility: representing nature and conservation amidst a poaching crisis
F Massé (2018).
Anti-poaching’s politics of (in)visibility: representing nature and conservation amidst a poaching crisis. Geoforum, 13.10.2018.

Conflict ecologies: connecting political ecology and peace and conflict studies
P LeBillon and R Duffy (2018).
Conflict ecologies: connecting political ecology and peace & conflict studies. Journal of Political Ecology, 31.07.2018.

The production of human-wildlife conflict: a political animal geography of encounter
J Margulies and KK Karanth (2018).
The production of human-wildlife conflict: a political animal geography of encounter. Geoforum, 13.06.2018.

The conservation ideological state apparatus
J Margulies (2018).
The conservation ideological state apparatus. Conservation & Society Special Issue: Political Ecologies of Green Wars, 11.04.2018

Furthering post-human political ecologies
J Margulies and B Bersaglio (2018).
Furthering post-human political ecologies. Geoforum, 17.03.2018.

2015–2017

Linking green militarisation and critical military studies
F Massé, E Lunstrum and D Holterman (2017).
Linking green militarisation and critical military studies. Critical Military Studies, 19.12.2017.

Inclusive anti-poaching? Exploring the potential and challenges of community-based anti-poaching
F Massé, A Gardiner, R Lubilo, M Themba (2017).
Inclusive anti-poaching? Exploring the potential and challenges of community-based anti-poaching. (PDF, 179KB) South Africa Crime Quarterly, 60, 19-27. 23.06.2017.

War, by conservation
R Duffy (2016).
War, by Conservation. (PDF, 355KB) Geoforum, 09.10.2015, pp. 238–248.

Accumulation by securitisation: commercial poaching, neoliberal conservation, and the creation of new wildlife frontiers.
F Massé, E Lunstrum (2015).
Accumulation by securitisation: commercial poaching, neoliberal conservation, and the creation of new wildlife frontiers. Geoforum, 69, 227-237. 24.03.2015.

Towards a new understanding of the links between poverty and illegal wildlife hunting
R Duffy, FAV St John, B Buscher and D Brockington (2015).
Towards a new understanding of the links between poverty and illegal wildlife hunting. (PDF, 127KB) Conservation Biology, 30(1). Pp. 14-22.

The militarisation of anti-poaching: undermining long term goals
R Duffy, FAV St John, B Buscher and D Brockington (2015).
The militarisation of anti-poaching: undermining long term goals. (PDF, 77KB) Environmental Conservation, 42(4): 345–348.

Waging a waging a war to save biodiversity: the rise of militarised conservation
R Duffy (2014).
Waging a waging a war to save biodiversity: the rise of militarised conservation. (PDF, 201KB) International Affairs, 90 (4). pp. 819–834.

Biology’s drones: undermined by fear
T Humle, R Duffy, et al. (2014).
Biology’s drones: undermined by fear. (PDF, 452KB) Science, vol. 344, no. 6190, p.1351 (Letters).