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 8: The Green Movement: Ngos And Environmental Justice
The Green Movement: Ngos And Environmental Justice
By the end of this chapter you should:
- Have a firm understanding of what is meant by discussions of the green movement and the importance of green NGOs to environmental justice.
- Understand the importance of NGOs and the green movement to effective environmental justice and the development of policy.
- Understand the role of NGOs and necessity of their use as active participants in environmental enforcement.
- Understand the concept of the ‘conservation corporation’; professional environmental organizations with considerable resources to influence policy and practice and determine the environmental enforcement agenda.
- Understand the extent to which ‘extreme’ activism by NGOs might be considered to be a legitimate environmental protection tactic from an ecocentric perspective but is considered ...