Category Archives: Tiger

Al Shabaab and ivory (2)

By Dr Rosaleen Duffy, Professor of Political Ecology of Development, Department of Development Studies, SOAS, University of London. The Elephant Action League report (which claimed that Al Shabaab was heavily involved in ivory trading – please see previous blog-post) was … Continue reading

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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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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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Manas Project

As super-power rivalry between India and China widens so the region of Assam in India’s north-east ‘shoulder’ becomes ever more significant given its proximity to both China and Myanmar and its borders with Bhutan and Bangla Desh. Internally Assam has … Continue reading

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Tigers and terrorism: part 3

(This is the third and last ‘post’ by Sonali Ghosh, a PhD student looking at the use of geospatial technology for mapping tiger habitat in the Indo-Bhutan Manas Tiger Conservation Landscape). The encroachment issue has also been admitted time and … Continue reading

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Terrorism and Tigers: part 2.

The wild denizens would have continued their migration all across the Terai floodplain that stretches all along the foothills of the Himalayas in India, Nepal and Bhutan. The danger of encountering wild animals along with the inhospitable terrain with numerous … Continue reading

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Terrorism and Tigers- can they co-exist? Part 1

(This is the first part of three sequential ‘posts’ by Sonali Ghosh, a PhD student looking at the use of geospatial technology for mapping tiger habitat in the Indo-Bhutan Manas Tiger Conservation Landscape) It was a hot and sultry day … Continue reading

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Bodoland foreboding

Last month (July) at the Royal Geographical Society’s International Conference in Edinburgh, Indian PhD student, Sonali Ghosh, delivered a short talk titled: ‘armed conflict and its impact on wildlife habitat – a case study from Manas Tiger Reserve and World … Continue reading

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