The Sectors We Work In
Illegal Fishing
Fishing vessels act as a cover for the trafficking of illicit drugs and arms by crime syndicates and terrorist networks.
Wildlife Trafficking
Wildlife trafficking not only places species at risk, but also park rangers who protect and conserve the environment.
Illegal Logging
Illegal logging is creating high rates of deforestation, amplifying the effects resource scarcity.
Illegal Mining
The profits of illegal mining furnish and perpetuate conflict and civil war across the world.
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Database
Our online database tracks incidents of environmental crime and their connections to security threats to quantify the convergence between resource theft, transnational organized crime, terrorism, and other geostrategic issues.
Analysis
Our blog and op-eds examine the security convergence of environmental crime. We have been featured in publications such as The New York Times, Washington Post, Politico, World Politics Review, and Cipher Brief.
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