How intelligence agents arrest wildlife smugglers : NPR

Part 4 of the episode of TED Radio Hour Crimes in the Wild. Check out our Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3.

Pangolins are shy, nocturnal animals covered in scales. They are also the most trafficked animal in the world. Intelligence expert Sarah Stoner explains how her team is disrupting the wildlife trade.

About Sarah Stoner

Sarah Stoner is the director of intelligence at the Wildlife Justice Commission, a collection of law enforcement officers and legal experts fighting international organized crime involved in the wildlife trade.

She previously worked for the Greater Manchester Police Force as an intelligence officer and later as a criminal intelligence analyst. She later moved to the UK Wildlife Crime Unit, where she worked on national wildlife crime issues. Her interest in international wildlife crime led her to work at TRAFFIC, based in Malaysia, where she worked with law enforcement agencies in Southeast Asia.

This segment of the TED Radio Hour was produced by Fiona Geiran and edited by Sanaz Meshkinpour. You can follow us on Twitter @TEDRadioHour and email us [email protected].

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