Blog List

(Blogs are listed in order of publication within each topic with the most recent at the top)

Debates about Academic Publishing

An Open Letter to MDPI Publishing

Diverse issues in Global Challenges

The Strange Neglect of Diversity within Microfinance Institutions

The Sesame Seed Cash Injection: Asset Investment and Economic Change in Mtowisa Village, Rukwa Region 2000-2016

If we ever have a ‘Green Economy’ would we know that we live in one?

Measuring and Measurement: A new volume of Environment and Society

New Development Data – Excitements and Limitations

New Development Data – the Limits to Monitoring and Need for Counterfactuals

Tackling Global Problems with Brand Aid

It’s time to take ‘the case for colonialism’ as seriously as it deserves


NGO explorer – a fantastic resource (written by Chris Jordan)

The apparent decline of ‘overseas development / famine relief’ charities in the UK

The evidence suggests that support for UK development NGOs is actually growing

Aid scepticism isn’t damaging donations to international charities – but it might in future

A brief guide to Conservation NGOs


A Press release from the Half-Earth movement

Building constructive engagements between social science and conservation

Tigers, elephants ask: what have royals ever done for us?

Celebrity matters

Celebrity advocacy and post-democracy

Consuming celebrity advocacy

Constructing celebrity advocacy

How to Save the World: A Handbook for Celebrities

Celebrity, Charisma and the Environmental Movement