Centre for Ethics and Law


Research on Environmental Compliance

29 July 2016

Richard Macrory has been expert adviser and written the guest editorial for the latest thematic issue of the European Commission/s Science for Environmental Policy series

Special Issue
Issue 56 (July 2016) entitled Environmental Compliance Assurance and Combatting Environmental Crime summarizes fourteen recently  published research papers from across the world, and covers such topics as the value of emerging networks of enforcement bodies, opportunities for exploiting new technologies to assist detection of regulatory breaches , the use of appropriate sanctions and the added value of a compliance assurance conceptual framework. The work for this issue was coordinated by the Science Communication Unit of the University of the West of England.  For a full copy of the Issue see the Science for Environmental Policy web-site.