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An anonymous poacher, known as a Huervero in Nicaragua, moves a tagged sea turtle to get to the eggs. Photograph: Paso Pacifico

An anonymous poacher, known as a Huervero in Nicaragua, moves a tagged sea turtle to get to the eggs. Photograph: Paso Pacifico

How to catch a poacher
Breaking Bad and fake eggs

Conservationists and law enforcement have struggled to catch the Walter Whites behind wildlife trafficking. But could some plastic eggs and GPS trackers change the game? 

 
 

Inside A Covert Mission
To Defeat Poachers In Nicaragua

Under cover of night—and the threat of a hurricane—a high-stakes attempt to beat turtle egg thieves at their own game gets scrambled

 
 
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How A Hollywood Prop Artist Could Help Stop Poaching At Its Source

Prized as a delicacy and aphrodisiac, a single sea turtle egg can fetch $300 on the black market

 
 

WHAT I LEARNED FROM BREAKING BAD ABOUT SAVING SEA TURTLES

Every year, the beaches of Nicaragua become one of the world's few spots where sea turtles go to lay their eggs en masse. And every year, millions of turtle eggs are stolen from those beaches, sold on the black market and eventually consumed in bars and restaurants.