On the 8-9th April 2014, the Global Initiative’s Expert Reference Group on Environmental Crime met at the GI premises in Geneva, Switzerland.

The purpose of the meeting was to review the Global Initiative’s draft Baseline Assessment of Organized Environmental Crime, and to develop a set of recommendations that draw on the collective and considerable expertise of the group.  This report will be released in the weeks to come.

We took the opportunity of our meeting to pick the brains of three of our experts:

In this short video interview, these three tell the Global Initiative why wildlife conservation matters, what are the emerging trends, and what we must do to stop them: