The Rise of Environmental Crime

Date posted: 
Jun 30 2016

/Nairobi, 4 June 2016 - The value of environmental crime is 26 per cent larger than previous estimates, at $91-258 billion today compared to $70-213 billion in 2014, according to a rapid response report published today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and INTERPOL.

Devolution of environmental regulation: EIA in Malaysia

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Until very recently, environmental impact assessment in Malaysia has been a federal government responsibility. The situation is changing now with the States of Sarawak and Sabah having adopted independent impact assessment procedures for natural resource management and it is possible that other States may follow suit. This paper will examine the factors which have culminated in this trend towards devolution of environmental regulation in Malaysia and comment on possible implications for environmental management.


UNEP EIA Training Resource Manual: Public participation in Indonesian EIA


Public participation is a process of involving the public in a programme, project or policy. The inclusion of public participation in such processes is considered as a requirement: all people and all human beings….shall have the right to live in dignity and freedom and to enjoy the fruits of social progress and should, on their part, contribute to it. (U.N, 1975:1).


Enforcement chiefs at INTERPOL-UNEP inaugural meeting design blueprint for environmental security

Date of Release: 
Mar 30 2012

National leaders of environmental, biodiversity and natural resources agencies, and departments with law enforcement responsibility, have gathered for the first time to design a global compliance and enforcement strategy to address environmental security.

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