The Rhino Horn Trade

My latest investigation with photographer Brent Stirton appears in the October 2016 issue of National Geographic. You can catch an advance view here on NationalGeographic.com.

Talking Ivory Crime on FRESH AIR w Terry Gross

The slaughter of African elephants is a wildlife story. But it’s also a crime story. –Terry Gross

I’ve gotten huge response to my NPR interview with Terry Gross this week. Terry got straight to the heart of the matter, bringing an important, fresh perspective to this issue.

ABSCAM: An Oldie But a Goodie for Wildlife Watchers to Relax By

Lot’s of people are writing me depressed about the state of affairs for wildlife in Africa, especially after CITES COP16.  I don’t know about you but when I get down about widespread incompetence, lack of political will, and detective work any elementary school kid with a MacBook Pro could outperform, I sit back and relax with old organized crime stories.  Here’s a classic that always makes me smile….

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