Category Archives: Asia

Wildlife Conservation Game Theory

This post considers how board games can be used as enjoyable, interactive educational tools to teach key themes in topics such as wildlife conservation. Board games, war games and online games have been around for some time. While many of … Continue reading

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Militarised conservation

THE rapid rise in militarized approaches towards conservation, as part of a new ‘war for biodiversity’ is a defining moment in the international politics of conservation and needs further examination. The claims that rhinos and elephants are under threat from … Continue reading

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Manas Park and Tiger Reserve

Conflicted Planet: Manas National Park and Tiger Reserve, Assam This is a unique chance to hear about one of the most fascinating but relatively unknown parks in the world, the ManasNational Park and Tiger Reserve in India’s north east. The … Continue reading

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Rhino Mayday

Rhino Mayday in London will see experts from different rhino-related professions come together to a give talk on each of their specialist subjects; from project leaders and conservation charities, to academics and zoo staff. The date is May 1. There … Continue reading

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Green Criminology and Timber and Wildlife Trafficking

The second instalment of the ESRC Green Criminology Research Seminar Series took place last week in Cardiff, discussing the dual issues of illegal timber trafficking, discussed by Professor Tim Boekhout Van Solinge of Utrecht University and focused primarily on the … Continue reading

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Searching for Sombath

Where is Laotian environmental activist, Sombath Somphone? The short answer is that nobody is telling; the longer answer lies in the phrase ‘environmental confrontations’ which gathers in the wide range of conflict that has some element of the environment at … Continue reading

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