A comprehensive introduction to green criminology, this book is a discussion of the relationship between mainstream criminal justice and green crimes. Focused on environmental harm within the context of criminal justice this book takes a global perspective and • Introduces students to different theoretical perspectives in green criminology • Looks at the victims of environmental crime throughout • Covers topics such as; wildlife crimes, animal abuse, the causes of environmental crime, regulation, exploitation, environmental activism, policing, prosecution and monitoring. Designed to help readers develop a thorough understanding of the principles of environmental justice and green criminology, as well as contemporary developments, this book will be excellent support to student of green criminology and environmental crime.
Chapter 4: The Future Protection Of Wildlife: Resolving Wildlife Crime And Illegal Wildlife Trafficking
The Future Protection Of Wildlife: Resolving Wildlife Crime And Illegal Wildlife Trafficking
By the end of this chapter you should:
- Have a firm understanding of what constitutes wildlife crime and the nature of illegal wildlife trafficking.
- Understand the links between the legal and illegal wildlife trades and the extent to which a symbiotic relationship exists with the legal trade facilitating the illegal trade.
- Understand how and why globalization is a factor in the continuing illegal wildlife trade and how global flows of goods, people and services facilitate the trade.
- Understand public policy perspectives on the protection of wildlife and the ongoing conflict between wildlife conservation and continued exploitation of wildlife for human interests.
- Understand the extent to ...