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Environmental Law: Crime & Ecocide

Green criminology


Institute for Environmental Security

An international non-profit non-governmental organisation established in 2002, it has established a " "knowledge and action network" ... to increase political attention to environmental security as a means to help prevent conflict, instability and unrest."
The Institute's mission is: "To advance global environmental security by promoting the maintenance of the regenerative capacity of life-supporting eco-systems."
Its multidisciplinary approach integrates the fields of science, diplomacy, law, finance and education. Activities are designed to provide policy-makers with a methodology to tackle environmental security risks in time, in order to safeguard essential conditions for peace and sustainable development."

Environmental crime

Subject search to find books on SOLO:
Offenses against the environment
Nature -- Effect of human beings on

For recognition of ecocide

A campaign has begun to make Ecocide, serious environmental damage,  the 5th International Crime Against Peace.

World Wildlife Crime Report (2016)

UNODC's first World Wildlife Crime Report "takes stock of the present wildlife crime situation with a focus on illicit trafficking of specific protected species of wild fauna and flora, and provides a broad assessment of the nature and extent of the problem at the global level. It includes a quantitative market assessment and a series of in-depth illicit trade case studies."