From The Environmental Law Institute.
Illegal timber trade comprises 15-30% of the global timber trade according to Interpol, valued at USD$51-152 billion every year. Monitoring logging activities and enforcing forestry laws is notoriously difficult.
This webinar is part of an ongoing seminar series that examines how whistleblower laws, emerging technologies, and citizen engagement are transforming the landscape of environmental enforcement. The series aims to build capacity among government agencies, non-profit organizations and individuals about whistleblower considerations. This seminar series will also examine how various stakeholders may harness the power of new technologies and existing legal frameworks to support environmental defenders and encourage environmental whistleblowing.