Patrolling for Poachers in Costa Rica (Excerpt from 'Shell Game')
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.
Poaching, Drugs, and Murder in Costa Rica: Shell Game (Part 3)
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.
Poaching, Drugs, and Murder in Costa Rica: Shell Game (Part 2)
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.
Poaching, Drugs, and Murder in Costa Rica: Shell Game (Part 1)
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.