Environmental Crime


New Grants Established to Help Investigative Journalists Cover Environmental Crime
GRID-Arendal and SKUP (Stiftelsen for en Kritisk og Undersøkende Presse) are pleased to announce two grants of NOK 25,000 each to support investigative journalists working on stories about global organized environmental crime.
Thursday 15 Oct 2015
Journalists from 100 Countries to Mark Global Growth of Investigative Reporting in Norway, October 8-11
Nearly a thousand investigative journalists from a record 100 countries will converge on the Olympic city of Lillehammer, Norway, for the 9thGlobal Investigative Journalism Conference(#GIJC15) on October 8-11, 2015.
Monday 07 Sep 2015
Organized Crime Trade Worth over US$30 Billion Responsible for up to 90% of Tropical Deforestation
Rome, 27 September 2012 – Between 50 to 90 per cent of logging in key tropical countries of the Amazon basin, Central Africa and South East Asia is being carried out by organized crime threatening efforts to combat climate change, deforestation, conserve wildlife and eradicate poverty.
Thursday 27 Sep 2012
New initiative to combat growing global menace of environmental crime
UNEP launches “Green Customs” project to help customs officers beat illegal trade in chemicals, hazardous wastes and endangered species.
Monday 02 Jun 2003