Pangolin scales are in demand primarily for traditional Chinese medicine.
The Big Book
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…
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.
The Resource Curse
Gas is so cheap that it can be sold at a profit in neighboring Colombia.
Actuality, by Marketplace and Quartz
Quartz and Marketplace go into the world of animal trafficking with this episode of Actuality