ENVIRONMENTAL crimes are in many ways the most damaging of offences, given that they can harm millions of people, whether through damaging the ozone layer, increasing pollution levels or damaging biodiversity. The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute, (UNICRI), has published a study on this modern scourge. Keith Nuthall reports.

VIOLENT crime is easy to pinpoint and simple to record, but the same cannot be said for environmental crime, which is often carried out in secret and in ways that break complex ...

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