Sea Turtle


Cup Noodles' New 'Luxury' Soup Flavors Include Shark Fin and Softshell Turtle

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.”


The 65-Year-Old Tale of Mystery Meat Believed to Come From a Woolly Mammoth

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.


You've Got to Hunt for Your Own Steak in the Australian Outback

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.


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.


Eco-Tourism in Costa Rica (Extra Scene from ‘Shell Game’)

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.


On The Line: Danny Gold on Drug Trafficking and Conservationism in Costa Rica

Danny Gold joined 'On The Line' to discuss the violent overlap between drug trafficking and conservationism in Costa Rica.


Poaching, Drugs, and Murder in Costa Rica: Shell Game (Full Length)

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.


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.


Turtle Poaching, Drug Trafficking, and Murder in Costa Rica (Trailer)

Coming soon: The violent drug trade of Central America has spilled onto the eco-friendly shores of Costa Rica.