Environmental Crime is a growing and evolving problem with particular relevance to transnational legal research. Legal Atlas is compiling a database of environmental crime related legislation. Environmental Crime covers a wide variety of legal instruments from constitutions to protected areas, organized crime, money laundering, wildlife, and trade specific legislation. Legal Atlas' database strives to provide access to the entire set and show how it relates to trade. To date, full or partial sets have been completed for 165+ countries globally.
ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME PROJECTS
TOCLaw Environment: Deconstructing the laws on environmental crime into data
The Global Initiative Against Transnational Crime to develop a comprehensive global database of laws for environmental crime. Because of the size of the database, this effort has been divided into five (5) phases focusing on different types of legislation, as follows:
Phases I and V combined...
The first phase of research is focusing on criminal and other laws related to the prosecution of environmental crimes including: