Wildlife Kingpin: Operation Dragon
November, 2023. From the Wildlife Justice Commission comes “Wildlife Kingpin: Operation Dragon”, the second series of real-life investigations into the dark underbelly of wildlife crime. Operation Dragon sheds light on the investigation conducted by the Wildlife Justice Commission that brought to justice some of the biggest turtle and tortoise traffickers in Southeast Asia.
Wildlife Kingpin: The Rise and Fall of Ah Nam
October, 2022. From the Wildlife Justice Commission comes the first-ever in-depth analysis of a real-life investigation into the dark underbelly of wildlife crime. Our new original podcast series: “Wildlife Kingpin: the Rise and Fall of Ah Nam”, follows a team of investigators on the hunt for one of Asia’s biggest traffickers of elephant and rhino products.
Women against wildlife crime
March 8, 2019. Crime investigators, intelligence analysts, lawyers, communicators. On this podcast we listen to the women that are at the forefront of the fight against wildlife crime, working to drive criminal networks out of the shadows and bring an end to their dirty business.
Ecocide: Three Case Studies
August, 2023. In this episode, Olivia Swaak-Goldman, Executive Director of the Wildlife Justice Commission, is one of three guests speaking with the Promise Institute’s Kate Mackintosh to consider the difference an international crime of ecocide would make to the practice of bauxite mining in Jamaica; deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon, and global wildlife crime.
Bribe, Swindle or Steal: Wildlife Crime
March, 2023. Olivia Swaak-Goldman, Executive Director of the Wildlife Justice Commission, joins the TRACE International podcast to discuss the impact of corruption and the role of organised crime in the illicit trade in wildlife.
The Rhino Man: Wildlife Justice Commission’s Rhino Horn Threat Assessment
November, 2022. In this episode, our Executive Director Olivia Swaak-Goldman joins John Jurko II to discuss the work of the Wildlife Justice Commission and the findings of our global threat assessment on rhino horn trafficking.
Asymmetrical Haircuts: Wild Things
September, 2022. Our Executive Director Olivia Swaak-Goldman discusses the convergence between wildlife crime and other forms of organised crime, such as drug smuggling and human trafficking; and the Wildlife Justice Commission’s approach to support law enforcement agencies to effectively tackle transnational wildlife crime.
ACAMS’ Financial Crime Matters: Combating International Wildlife Trafficking & Other Environmental Crime
February 2022. Our Executive Director Olivia Swaak-Goldman discusses the significant role corruption plays in enabling the illegal financial activities surrounding wildlife crime. She also highlights effective tools for identifying corruption and dismantling criminal networks, such as intelligence-led investigations.
Species Unite: Taking Down The King Pins Of Wildlife Trafficking
December 2021. Our Executive Director Olivia Swaak-Goldman talks about how her career in international criminal law led her to work for wildlife justice, and how the Wildlife Justice Commission applies the techniques used to address serious forms of transnational organised crimes to wildlife crime, in order to go after high-level wildlife traffickers.
Rule of Law Talk: How the Wildlife Justice Commission Advances the Rule of Law
March 2019. In this episode, our Executive Director Olivia Swaak-Goldman highlights the innovative approach of the Wildlife Justice Commission to combatting wildlife crime by working to bring perpetrators to justice. She also discusses the impact of our work on the rule of law.