Unquestioning defence of ‘militarized conservation’ is naïve (commentary)

  Commentary by Leejiah Dorward and Paul Barnes   Originally posted on Mongabay, reposted here with point by point rebuttal of McCann’s article.   In a recent article, Niall McCann attacks critics of the “militarization” of conservation by academics such as Professor Rosaleen Duffy of the University of Sheffield in […]

Fake news in conservation: Overfishing or over-reacting?

By Rafael Morais Chiaravalloti   I started my career as a conservationist in the Pantanal, Brazil. I remember the first thing I heard was that the local fish population was decimated. Some people even called the Paraguay River an empty river. The widespread belief was that the river had been […]