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Handbook of Transnational Environmental Crime

Edited by: Lorraine Elliott, William H. Schaedla

ISBN13: 9781783476220
Published: July 2016
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £150.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781788118545

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Crimes associated with the illegal trade in wildlife, timber and fish stocks, and pollutants and waste have become increasingly transnational, organized and serious.

They warrant attention because of their environmental consequences, their human toll, their impact on the rule of law and good governance, and their links with violence, corruption and a range of cross-over crimes.

This ground-breaking, multi-disciplinary Handbook examines key transnational environmental crime sectors and explores its most significant conceptual, operational and enforcement challenges. Bringing together leading scholars and practitioners, this book presents in-depth analysis based on extensive academic research and operational and enforcement expertise.

The sectors covered include illegal wildlife, timber, pollutant and waste trades and crimes in the carbon market. The contextual chapters examine criminal networks and illicit chains of custody, local sociocultural, economic and political factors, the effectiveness of policy and operational responses, and international jurisdictional challenges.

This Handbook will be an invaluable resource for students and scholars of global environmental politics, international environmental law, and environmental criminology as well as for regulatory and enforcement practitioners working to meet the challenges of transnational environmental crime.

Criminal Law, Environmental Law
1. Transnational Environmental Crime: Excavating the Complexities – An Introduction
Lorraine Elliott and William H. Schaedla
2. Criminal Networks and Illicit Chains of Custody in Transnational Environmental Crime
Lorraine Elliott
3. Local Sociocultural, Economic and Political Facilitators of Transnational Wildlife Crime
William H. Schaedla
4. The Securitization of Transnational Environmental Crime and the Militarization Of Conservation
Lorraine Elliott
5. Criminality and Costs: The Human Toll of Transnational Environmental Crime
Sophie Saydan

6. The Illegal Wildlife Trade in Global Perspective
Rosaleen Duffy
7. The Uncharismatic and Unorganized Side to Wildlife Smuggling
Tanya Wyatt
8. Fisheries Crime
Eve De Coning
9. Forest Crimes and the International Trade in Illegally Logged Timber
David Humphreys
10. Illegal Trade in Hazardous Waste
Lieselot Bisschop
11. Illegal Trade in Ozone Depleting Substances
Ning Liu, Vira Somboon and Carl Middleton
12. Crimes in the Carbon Market
Carole Gibbs and Michael Cassidy
13. Greater China and Transnational Environmental Crime: Understanding Criminal Networks and Enforcement Responses
Yunbo Jiao
14. Wildlife Trade in South Asia
Samir Sinha

15. Multilateral Environmental Agreements and Illegality
Antonio Cardesa-Salzmann
16. International Jurisdictional Challenges in the Suppression of Transnational Environmental Crime
Gregory Rose
17. Reducing Demand for Illicit Wildlife Products: Crafting a ‘Whole-Of-Society’ Response
Julie Ayling
18. Witnessing Wens: Origins and Future Directions
William H. Schaedla and Samir Sinha
19. Forensics in Transnational Environmental Crime
Rob Ogden

20. The Montreal Protocol and Ozonaction Networks
Ezra Clark
21. The Basel Convention: A Tool for Combating Environmental Crime and Enhancing the Management of Hazardous and Other Wastes
Tatiana Terekhova
22. The Role of Cites in Ensuring Sustainable and Legal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora
Margarita África Clemente Muñoz
23. Interpol’s Nest: Building Capability and Capacity to Respond to Transnational Environmental Crime
Grant Pink
24. The Evolving Role of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Fighting Wildlife and Forest Crimes
Giovanni Broussard
25. The International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime (ICCWC)
Edward Van Asch
26. Eu–Twix: Ten Years of Information Exchange and Co-Operation Between Wildlife Law Enforcement Officials in Europe
Vinciane Sacré
27. Transnational Environmental Crime: More than an Enforcement Problem
Daniel W.S. Challender and Douglas C. Macmillan