Green crime

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  • Created on: 21-01-21 12:11
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  • Green crime
    • Definition
      • Criminal activity which affects the environment
    • Examples
      • Dumping of toxic waste
      • Fly-tipping
      • The poaching and trafficking of endangered species
    • Timescale
      • Over the last 20 years, many new offences have been created
    • Sociologists
      • Aas(2007): Like organised crime, green crime promotes the intersection between the local and global
    • The debate
      • There is a debate around what constitutes green crime
      • Some crimes can lead to protests (Potter 2010)


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