Alex Shoumatoff

4 articles

White Kermode

On the rare white bear that may save a British Columbia rainforest.


The Devil and the Art Dealer

On the discovery of a billion dollars worth of artwork looted by Nazis in the cramped apartment of a Munich recluse.


Agony and Ivory

As China’s growing upper class has pushed the price of ivory above $700/pound, a look at both the supply and demand side of the global trade in (mostly) illicitly acquired elephant tusks.


The Mystery Suicides of Bridgend County

Dozens of young adults in rural Wales are hanging themselves, feeding an epidemic of copycat suicides that experts are have been unable to contain.