Demand for French bulldogs has soared, leading to high prices, theft and unethical breeding practices.
The lucrative cactus black market is booming, and many species are threatened with extinction.
Pangolin scales are in demand primarily for traditional Chinese medicine.
In 2016, writer Travis Jeppesen became the first American to study at a North Korean university.
What’s a street dispensary? It’s “a sort of chemical Babel Tower,” according to Arnaud Robert, who reported on these Haitian pharmacies for the June 2017 issue of National Geographic. But the street vendors are not pharmacists, and their wares are not regulated. This illegal, ubiquitous medical practice can have serious consequences for the health of many […]
High demand and short supply mean some labels are all but unavailable in stores.
As people and goods illegally cross the Mexico-Guatemala border, many profit.
Gas is so cheap that it can be sold at a profit in neighboring Colombia.