Trouble on the High Seas: Ian Urbina’s “The Outlaw Ocean”

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New York Times reporter Ian Urbina discusses his series, The Outlaw Ocean.

An estimated 90% of the world’s goods are carried by boats and ships over 140 million square miles of open waters. Policing that much area is virtually impossible. New York Times investigative reporter Ian Urbina, recently appeared on the Knowledge@Wharton show on Wharton Business Radio on SiriusXM to talk about his series, “The Outlaw Ocean.” Urbina was awarded a 2015 George Polk Award in Journalism in the foreign reporting category for the series.

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