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Crimes Against Nature: Illegal Industries and the Global Environment

ISBN: 9780313384646
Publisher: Praeger
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 2011-02-18
Number of pages: 299
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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

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