Crimes Against Nature: Illegal Industries and the Global Environment

Crimes Against Nature: Illegal Industries and the Global Environment

by Donald R. Liddick

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Overview

Crimes Against Nature: Illegal Industries and the Global Environment by Donald R. Liddick

This comprehensive analysis of garbage trafficking, wildlife trafficking, illegal fishing, and illegal logging highlights the difficulty in balancing human interests and environmental responsibility.


• Provides a comprehensive overview of environmental damage worldwide from illicit industries

• Includes coverage of key environmental regulations, including the Basel Convention, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), and the Lacey Act

• Presents a chronology of the development of illegal industries and the advent of legislation intended to fight these exploitative businesses

• Includes seven tables relevant to garbage trafficking, wildlife trafficking, and illegal fishing

• A bibliography and endnotes with each chapter document the sources used

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313384646
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/18/2011
Pages: 299
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Donald R. Liddick is associate professor of criminal justice at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, Uniontown, PA.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Nature of the Problem 1

Chapter 2 The Traffic in Garbage and Hazardous Wastes 13

Chapter 3 The Illicit Traffic in Wildlife 41

Chapter 4 Illegal Fishing 71

Chapter 5 Illegal Logging 95

Chapter 6 Conclusion 117

Appendices 125

Appendix A Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal 127

Appendix B Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora 177

Appendix C The Lacey Act 267

Bibliography 281

Index 293

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