SELECTED ARTICLES QUOTING TODD SWAIN

 

 

2015

New York Times† (12/02/2015)

Receeding Waters in California Expose Artifacts to Plundering

 

2014

American Bar Association Journal (July 2014)

How Countries are Successfully Using the Law to get Looted Cultural Treasures Back

 

2013

Via Magazine (July/August 2013)

Heís Out Protecting Our Cultural Heritage

 

The Cambodia Daily (10/22/2013)

Looted Cambodian Artifacts Highly Desirable in US Art Market

 

2012

El Universal (08/20/2012)

Mexico: Grand Route for Trafficking Antiquities

 

American Archaeology (Fall 2012)

Fighting Archaeological Crime

 

Wall Street Journal (11/02/2012)

Artifact Prices Draw Looters

 

2011

Dario de Palenque (04/16/2011)

Article on looting in the Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico newspaper

 

2010

Alpinist Magazine (01/2010)

Go East

 

Preservation Magazine (01/2010)

The Inside Man

 

High Country News (04/12/2010)

The Butterfly Sting

 

2009

The Spokesman-Review (09/25/2009)

Tribal Artifacts Returned

Federal officials hand over items looted from graves, other sacred sites

 

Associated Press (10/11/2009)

Prison Time, Felony Charges Rare for Relic Looters

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2008

USA Today (01/24/2008)

National Parks Robbed of Heritage

 

Inyo Register (07/31/2008)

Parcherís Plots re-telling of 1908 murder mystery

 

2006

Williamette Week (03/08/2006)

Twin Tomahawks

A brazen theft, old ghosts and Portland's place in the creepy history of Lewis and Clark's Pacific Northwest.

 

San Francisco Chronicle (09/17/2006)

TIMBER POACHERS

Fighting back: Park managers are cracking down on thieves stealing old-growth redwood logs

 

San Diego Union-Tribune (10/05/2006)

Parks try to curb escalating theft of redwood trees

 

2005

Los Angeles Times (08/29/2005)

Thieves' Prey Is Prehistory

In a unique and rocky zone, fossils and antiquities disappear from the ground

 

Washington Post (10/24/2005)

Poachers Looting National Parks of Treasures

 

2002

Los Angeles Times (06/23/2002)

Chumash Sites Exposed to New Risks

Heritage: Archeologists and law enforcement officers team up after wildfire to protect artifacts from looting.

 

Associated Press (06/23/2002)

Archeologists worry about looting on Indian sites during fires

 

Los Angeles Times (08/17/2002)

Thieves,Vandals Chipping Away at Hard-Pressed National Parks

Attractions: Short of money and manpower, treasured areas from Death Valley to Florida are vulnerable to abuse by visitors.

 

2000

USA Today (05/30/2000)

Thieves Go Wild on Protected Lands

 

1990

Los Angeles Times (12/26/1990)

Their Hobby Is on the Rocks

Serious Climbers Threatened by Those Who Would Spoil the Best Sites