Defining criminal offences against the environment
Synonyms: Delineating criminal offences against the environment
Context: Offences that have been classified as environmental crimes by the European Union are the unlawful discharge of substances into air, soil or water and the handling of waste or radioactive materials such as to cause "substantial damage" to the environment or "death or serious injury" to people. Unlawful handling of protected wildlife and trading in ozone-depleting substances are also crimes.
Type Classification: J: Unconfirmed strategies