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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

New book dives into the underworld of giant-clam poaching

Marine patrol officer Paul Golden and Sgt. Dan Brinson, both with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, search an area off Fox Island for signs of poachers trolling the waters of Puget Sound. In his new book, Seattle Times environmental reporter Craig Welch follows the hunt for one of the region's most notorious thieves, exploring the lucrative and dangerous underworld of global wildlife trafficking.