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


EFFACE will produce a considerable number of research reports, contributions to academic journals and policy briefs. They will be made available here. Come back later to learn more about our research!

Fighting environmental crime in Europe and beyond: Findings of an EU-funded international research project on green criminology

An edited volume, Fighting Environmental Crime in Europe and Beyond: The Role of the EU and Its Member States, was published by Palgrave Macmillan in March 2017 following the conclusion of the EFFACE project. The edited volume summarizes research undertaken in EFFACE and consists of six case studies conducted during the project on different types of environmental crime.

Study on wildlife crime in the EU published by EFFACE researchers

In the context of the preparation of the EU Action Plan against Wildlife Trafficking, the European Parliament comissioned a study to analyse wildlife crime in the EU and the enforcement situation in Member States. The study, completed in February 2016, was compiled by a consortium led by Ecologic Institute and comprising several other EFFACE partners.

Involving Stakeholders in Environmental Crime Policy Research

This report provides an account of how stakeholders are involved in an "Interactive Policy Analysis" to generate input, feedback and mutual learning with and among stakeholders. This effort is directly linked to the project's action on "Stakeholder Involvement and Dissemination", which aims to draw on relevant expert and stakeholder knowledge and insights as a way of informing research activities and road testing results.