The TerraMar Project Interviews Ian Urbina

Source: The TerraMar Project - August 20, 2015 in Featured, Radio, TMP, Videos

The TerraMar Project Interviews Ian Urbina
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The TerraMar Project sat down with Ian Urbina (@ian_urbina), an investigative reporter for The New York Times, to discuss his series on lawlessness on the high seas called “The Outlaw Ocean.”

In this series, Ian Urbina reveals that crime and violence in international waters often goes unpunished. To see the stories, check out “The Outlaw Ocean” here: www.nytimes.com/oceans

He has been with the Times since 2003.

Part 1: Stowaways and Crimes Aboard a Scofflaw Ship

Few places on Earth are as free from legal oversight as the high seas. One ship has been among the most persistent offenders.

Part 2: Murder at Sea: Captured on Video, but Killers Go Free

A video shows at least four unarmed men being gunned down in the water. Despite dozens of witnesses, the killings went unreported and remain a mystery.

Part 3: ‘Sea Slaves’: The Human Misery That Feeds Pets and Livestock

Men who have fled servitude on fishing boats recount beatings and worse as nets are cast for the catch that will become pet food and livestock feed.

Part 4: A Renegade Trawler, Hunted for 10,000 Miles by Vigilantes

For 110 days and across two seas and three oceans, crews stalked a fugitive fishing ship considered the world’s most notorious poacher.

For other stories in “The Outlaw Ocean” series, check out http://www.nytimes.com/oceans

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