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Rachel Nuwer

Rachel Nuwer

Rachel Nuwer is a freelance journalist who regularly contributes to the New York Times, National Geographic, BBC Future and more. She is the author of “Poached: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking” (Da Capo, 2018). She lives in Brooklyn.

DNA Forensics Can End Ivory Trafficking. Will Countries Play Along?

Scientists pinpoint poaching hotspots, but authorities aren’t always eager to join the fight.