Illegal waste dumping - an environmental crime?
Environmental crime often involves trade across borders
Industrial waste
Toxic Chemicals
A water pollution crime?
Illegal Logging


Chatham House has been the home of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (RIIA) for over ninety years. Its mission is to be a world-leading source of independent analysis, informed debate and influential ideas on how to build a prosperous and secure world for all. It engages governments, the private sector, civil society and its members in open debates and confidential discussions about... read more

Ecologic Institute for International and European Environmental Policy is a private not for-profit think tank for applied environmental research, policy analysis and consultancy with offices in Berlin and Brussels. Founded in 1995, Ecologic is dedicated to bringing fresh ideas to environmental policies and to promoting sustainable development. Ecologic Institute's work programme focuses on... read more

The Institute for Environmental Security (IES) is an international non-profit non-governmental organisation established in 2002 in The Hague, with representatives in Brussels, London, Vienna, Beirut, California, New York, Toronto and Washington DC. This knowledge and action network was set up to increase... read more

Our aim is to disseminate knowledge about Europe and the environment and to analyse and present policy options. Our focus on European policy making is shared by few and we have a reputation based on being first in the field and possessing a history of knowledge and involvement acquired over thirty years. We undertake research and consultancy on the development, implementation... read more

Maastricht University (UM), the most international university in the Netherlands, stands out for its innovative approach to learning and international outlook. It has almost 16,000 students and 4,000 staff. Based at its Faculty of Law is the research institute METRO. METRO initiates and stimulates comparative and transboundary legal research and organizes conferences about various legal themes... read more

“Sapienza” University of Rome, founded in 1303 by Pope Boniface VIII, is the oldest University in Rome and the largest in Europe. Since its founding  over 700 years ago, “Sapienza” has played an important role in Italian history and has been directly involved in key changes and developments in society, economics and politics. It has contributed to the development of Italian and European... read more

The School of Law at Queen Mary, University of London is one of the top ranking law faculties within the Russell Group of British Universities as well as the 1994 group of British Universities. As one of the largest law schools in the UK, it provides high quality teaching and programmes in virtually all major branches of law. In 2011 the School scored 96 per cent for undergraduate student... read more

The University of Catania has been a focal point in culture and learning since its founding, in 1434. Today it offers an attractive portfolio of academic titles and is engaged in creating a "laboratory" in which the ancient knowledge of the Mediterranean culture meets the new technologies in order to offer an original and advanced training experience. The University of Catania has now 23... read more

The University of Granada (founded in 1531) has a long tradition in the study of Environmental Sciences and Law and has established the Andalusian Institute of Environment. The Faculty of Law through its departments of public law teaches and researches in the domain of Environmental and Planning Law in collaboration with the Faculty of Sciences and its different institutes. The Department of... read more

The Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law has a world-wide reputation for excellence. Many of the academic staff are international leaders in their fields. Staff hail from multidisciplinary backgrounds and their interests cover a broad range of topics, providing ties to disciplines such as anthropology, psychology, the humanities and law. It is the largest centre for criminological... read more

The University of South Wales was formed in 2013 by the merger of the University of Glamorgan and the University of Wales, Newport.

Both the institutions that have come together to create the University of South Wales have a rich and varied history, and can each trace their roots back more than 100 years.