Monthly Archives: February 2014

If you have a goose that lays a golden egg, why would you destroy demand for golden eggs? A defence of the legalisation of the wildlife trade

The recent meeting at Lancaster house to discuss the illegal wildlife trade, which brought together world leaders, conservationists and two future British Monarchs, has once again focused attention on the plight of many endangered species and the methods that should … Continue reading

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Fighting climate change (1)

Since the mid-2000’s, a wide range of reports and research articles have discussed┬áthe emergence of climate change as a security issue, including in 2010 the UK┬áMinistry of Defence Green Paper and the US Department of Defense Quadrennia lDefense Review (QDR). … Continue reading

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