Maarten van Rouveroy
Operation Dragon: Wildlife Justice Commission
Updated: Jul 20, 2019
The Wildlife Justice Commission is committed to stopping the illegal trade in endangered wildlife. Its investigators work undercover to drive wildlife criminals out of the shadows and bring an end to their multi billion-dollar dirty business.
The organisation's Operation Dragon targeted wildlife criminals smuggling endangered turtles and tortoises throughout South East Asia. Over the course of a long investigation, a criminal network was exposed and brought to justice. An interactive timeline shows how Operation Dragon evolved over time:
My involvement in the project was to edit a series of videos based on the undercover material shot by investigators to visualise how the wildlife traffickers were exposed and eventually arrested.