environmental crime

Definition of "environmental crime"
  1. A type of illegal activity that causes harm to nature, which is prohibited and punishable by law
How to use "environmental crime" in a sentence
  1. Dumping hazardous waste in the river is considered an environmental crime.
  2. The company was heavily fined for committing an environmental crime by unlawfully logging in the forest reserve.
  3. Law enforcement agencies have been stepping up their efforts against environmental crime, such as illegal wildlife trading.

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