“Value of eco crimes soars by 26% with devastating impacts on natural world”

ndians take pictures of contaminated water at the Vijyaipura landfill near Bangalore

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The value of the black market industry behind crimes such as ivory smuggling, illegal logging and toxic waste dumping has jumped by 26% since 2014 to between $91bn (£62bn) and $258bn, according to an assessment by the UN and Interpol.

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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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