Trafficking

wildlife trafficking

30 Tons of Pangolin Parts Seized in Historic Trafficking Bust

Malaysian authorities found two warehouses full of the most trafficked mammal in the world.
Sarah Emerson
2.12.19
wildlife crime

DNA Forensics Is Helping Authorities to Catch Elephant Ivory Cartels

Scientists have created a novel DNA mapping tool that has exposed the secretive web of ivory trafficking in Africa.
Sarah Emerson
9.19.18
sex work

As a Trafficking Survivor, Lobbying for Sex Worker Rights Gave Me Hope

Queer sex worker and trafficking survivor Laura LeMoon on the power of coming together, even when the odds are against you.
Laura LeMoon
6.8.18
Shots Fired

Alleged Dark Web Gun Runners Smuggled Weapons in DVD Players, Karaoke Machines

The arrests come more than three years after their alleged last sale.
Joseph Cox
6.1.17
budgie smuggler

85 Dead Songbirds in a Suitcase Show Why Animal Trafficking Is a Major Issue

This is just a snapshot of the wider problem.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.3.17
WILDLIFE

Pangolins, the World’s Most-Trafficked Mammal, Are Now One of the Most Protected

"The world is standing up for the little guy.”
Kaleigh Rogers
9.28.16
Uber Earth

How Uber Is Changing Drug Dealing

If any technology invariably gets used for good and ill then of course the Uberization of things now includes drug dealing.
Brian Anderson
5.26.16
Internet

My Brief Encounter with a Dark Web 'Human Trafficking' Site

"Nice try Europol."
Joseph Cox
7.27.15
Science

3D-Printed Rhino Horns Are Not the Solution to the Poaching Crisis, Experts Say

Some scientists are skeptical of a plan to flood the market with fake horns.
Kari Paul
7.7.15
Canada

The Science of Busting Illegal Ivory

"It was cool."
Jordan Pearson
3.3.15
Features

Why California's Best Weed Is Being Smuggled to Colorado and Washington

The grass is always greener somewhere else.
Max Cherney
8.28.14
Drugs

Clandestine Cartel Heliports Are Ruining Central America's Forests

The jungle is turning into a giant criminal airport.
Brian Anderson
3.19.14
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