Setting the Scene

On 23 and 24 October 2018, the 'Protecting habitats and endangered species in Europe through tackling environmental crime' conference was held on the beautiful island of Crete, Greece. This unique conference was organised by four different projects, all with the common purpose of improving the environment: European Network of Prosecutors for the Environment (ENPE), the LIFE Natura Themis project, the IMPEL Water Crimes Group and the LIFE Reason for Hope project.


together in the Natural History Museum of Crete

Why it is so important to talk about the protection of habitats and endangered species

Humberto Delgado Rosa, Director for Natural Capital on the Directorate-General Environment of the European Commission

Words of welcome from the conference chairs

Global knowledge exchange – thoughts from China

Dimitri de Boer, ClientEarth China Programme

Tackling environmental crime, wider perspectives