Indonesia's multibillion egg poaching industry is hurting six of the remaining seven sea turtle species in the world.
The company is rolling out two new soup flavors for the Japanese market: “Luxury Thickness Shark Fin Soup Flavor” and “Luxury Broth Softshell Turtle Soup Flavor.”
A 65-year-old mystery surrounding the origin of some meat—believed to be the flesh of a mammoth or giant sloth—has once and for all been solved.
In the remote town of Roebourne, Australia (population 1,200), average temperatures are around 40° C/104° F. Becoming involved in the local food scene means being able to hunt and source kangaroo, snakes, Bush turkey, bat, and sea turtle.
In this excerpt, VICE News visits Costa Rica's Moín beach with local police to see if tensions remain between poachers and conservationists on the isolated coastline.
The Latin American Sea Turtles conservation camp in Pacuare is one of the few remaining beaches in Costa Rica where both conservationists and sea turtles can safely use the beach.
Danny Gold joined 'On The Line' to discuss the violent overlap between drug trafficking and conservationism in Costa Rica.
The unsolved murders of environmental activists in Costa Rica have shaken the country's eco-friendly tourist image and has exposed an apparent growing violent overlap between animal poaching and drug trafficking on the country's coast.
In the final part of our three-part series, VICE News meets park rangers, drug dealers, and undercover agents who tell us what’s really going on in Costa Rica’s national parks and protected zones.
Two years after the tragic death of Jairo Mora Sandoval in Costa Rica, the motivation behind the murder of the local environmental activist is still a mystery.
Although sea turtle poaching is illegal in Costa Rica, an unwritten law governs egg gathering on the beach for conservationists and poachers alike: finder's keepers.
Coming soon: The violent drug trade of Central America has spilled onto the eco-friendly shores of Costa Rica.