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Vol 21 No 11 Nov/Dec 2016

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Policing Wildlife: Perspectives on the Enforcement of Wildlife Legislation


ISBN13: 9781137400000
Published: May 2015
Publisher: Palgrave Scholarly
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £65.00



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Wildlife crime is a fringe area of criminal justice, despite its importance as one of the highest value areas of global crime and its long term effects on ecosystems.

Policing Wildlife importantly examines the pressing threat of organised crime and terror groups in wildlife crime. It highlights the weaker enforcement regimes and more lenient attitudes to wildlife crimes by the courts, despite the strong provisions which actually exist in wildlife law.

Ultimately, it considers how enforcement regimes need to adapt to contemporary wildlife crime threats and argues for the better integration of wildlife crime into mainstream justice systems.

Subjects:
Environmental Law
Contents:
1. Introduction
2. What is Wildlife Crime?
3. International and Regional Wildlife Legislation
4. National Wildlife Legislation and Law Enforcement Policies
5. Theoretical Perspectives on Wildlife Law Enforcement
6. Wildlife Offenders
7. Issues in Policing Wildlife Crime
8. Preventing Wildlife Crime
9. Prosecuting Wildlife Crime
10. Wildlife Crime and Criminal Justice Policy
11. Conclusions and Recommendations