Behavioural issues in environmental crimes and the need for change

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"In this session, Felix Morrow from OceansAsia, will present his paper on illegal sea cucumber fishing, smuggling and fraud in Mexico. After this intervention, Mark Gibson will present the findings of his research, which examines how consumers participate in a harmful songbird trade in Trinidad and Tobago and how interventions may be designed using Neutralization Theory. Ulhas Gondhali will deliver a presentation on the demand for body parts/extracts of wildlife in cultural practices in certain communities and how this drives illicit wildlife trade. Thereafter, Daan van Uhm will introduce the relationship between scarcity, conflict and organized environmental crime in the Darien Gap, the Golden Triangle and eastern edge of the Congo Basin. The session will conclude with a presentation by Andrey Anisimov, who will speak about the key issues which exist in the Irkutsk Oblast, Siberia, promoting illegal logging and providing opportunities for organized criminality to “flourish”.

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Daan van Uhm

Assistant Professor at the Willem Pompe Institute for Criminal Law and Criminology at the Utrecht University

Andrey Anisimov

Assistant Professor of the department of criminal procedure and forensic science at the Irkutsk branch of The all-Russian state university of justice

Virginia Comolli

Virginia Comolli is a Senior Expert within GI-TOC’s Asia-Pacific Observatory where she is currently developing a new portfolio on chid sexual exploitation and abuse (CSEA) in South East Asia. She is also the research manager for the programme ‘Anticipating and disrupting environmental crime in the globalized economy’.

Mark Gibson

Director of the Nurture Nature Campaign, a 13-member NGO coalition seeking to end the harmful wildlife trade in Trinidad and Tobago and the wider Caribbean.

Ulhas Gondhali

Lecturer (Forensics & Wildlife conservation) at OP Jindal Global University, India

Felix Morrow

For the past three years, Felix has worked with OceansAsia researching illegal fishing and associated crimes and regulatory issues.

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