Wildlife Crimes & Environment

Numerous laws provide rewards and protections to whistleblowers who expose crimes against wildlife and/or the environment, crimes such as water pollution, wildlife trafficking and illegal deforestation.

The following environmental laws provide whistleblower protections and rewards:

  • Lacey Act
  • Endangered Species Act
  • Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act
  • Fish and Wildlife Improvement Act
  • Wild Bird Conservation Act
  • Antarctic Conservation Act
  • Antarctic Marine Living Resources Convention
  • Act to Prevent Pollution at Sea