John Pickrell (2020). The curious case of Mongolia's missing dinosaur fossil and how it made its way home. The South China Morning Post. 15 March.
Security Guards Are Under Investigation as the $1 Billion Green Vault Heist in Dresden Increasingly Looks Like an Inside Job( )
Kate Brown (2020). Security Guards Are Under Investigation as the $1 Billion Green Vault Heist in Dresden Increasingly Looks Like an Inside Job. ArtNet News. 9 March.
Katie McKellar (2020). Utah is one step closer to designating Utahraptor State Park. Deseret News. 21 February.
Ali Alameh (2020). Nicolas Cage Once Out Bid Leo DiCaprio On A Stolen Dinosaur Skull... Here's Where It Is Now. The Things. 21 February.
Delon Shurtz (2020). Fossil theft suspect may seek new lawyer. Lethbridge Herald. 6 February.
These southern Utah sites were once off-limits to development. Now, Trump will auction the right to drill and graze there.( )
Sarah Kaplan, Juliet Eilperin (2020). These southern Utah sites were once off-limits to development. Now, Trump will auction the right to drill and graze there.. The Washington Post. 6 February.
William Dalrymple (2020). Desired, stolen, cursed: the history of the Koh-i-Noor diamond. History Extra. 4 February.
Jonathan Romero (2020). National park rethinks its message about theft. The Durango Herald. 16 January.
BBC News (2020). Jurassic Coast fossil hunters warned of rock fall risk. BBC News. 16 January.
Priyanka Pulla (2019). India's geologists champion law to protect fossil treasures. Nature. 5 August.
Rachel Clark (2019). Cops probe three thefts of historic artefacts from Perthshire. Daily Record. 4 August.
Associated Press (2019). Sweden charges man in royal jewels heist. TribLive. 17 January.
Valuing archaeological heritage
Los Andes (2018). Valorar el patrimonio arqueológico. Los Andes. 28 December.
Benjamin Sutton (2018). What's behind the Roaring Market for Dinosaur Fossils. Artsy. 20 December.
Daniel Grant (2018). When Priceless Art and Antiquities Get Destroyed, Who Should Pay?. Observer. 19 December.
Stuart Winter (2018). Give us our prehistoric bones back! Chile demands return of giant sloth fossils from UK. Express. 6 November.
Gloria Knott (2018). Tucson police find stolen art pieces from 2013 gem show. Tucson.com. 2 October.
Peter Brannen (2018). The Bizarre Tale of the `Dinosaur Artist' Who Trafficked in Stolen Fossils. The New York Times. 1 October.
Kashmir Observer (2018). Govt Hands Over Custody Of Stolen Treasure 'Back To Thief': Scholar. Kashmir Observer. 19 September.
Press Association (2018). Scientists' dismay as space rock from Skye sold on eBay. Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter. 17 September.
Jessica Bies (2018). Delaware's stolen moon dust and the man trying to track it down. Delaware Online. 14 September.
Tom Lehman (2018). Recent Finds Spur Interest in Missing Delaware Moon Dust. WBOC. 12 September.
Richard Conniff (2018). 'The Dinosaur Artist' Review: Old Bones Are Big Business. The Wall Street Journal. 6 September.
Dom Phillips (2018). Brazil museum fire: 'incalculable' loss as 200-year-old Rio institution gutted. The Guardian. 3 September.
Erik Neumann (2018). National Monument Law Gets Attention From Both Sides Of The Aisle In Washington. KUER. 18 July.
Press Trust of India (2018). Exploring ways to bring back Kohinoor diamond, other antiquities: VK Singh. India Today. 18 July.
Philip Oltermann (2018). Germany moves slowly on returning museum exhibits to ex-colonies. The Guardian. 17 May.
Sarah Cartlidge (2018). Megalodon's tooth stolen from the Bournemouth Natural Science Society. Daily Echo. 2 May.
Billings Gazette (2018). Federal law enforcement investigating potential theft of mammoth bones in Wyoming. Billings Gazette. 19 April.
Kevin Krause (2018). 70 million-year-old dinosaur skull gets caught in an international custody battle. The Dallas Morning News. 12 April.
Danielle Guichard (2018). Science Museum of Virginia installs new meteorite after previous one stolen. ABC United States. 10 April.
AKI Press (2018). Mongolia to recover dinosaur fossils from South Korea, France. AKI Press. 24 March.
Megan Gillis (2018). Mammoth tusks, illegally taken, return to Canada, 60 years later. Ottawa Citizen. 22 March.
Jenn Savedge (2018). Internet rallies to support teen whose rock museum was burglarized. Mother Nature Network. 22 March.
Amy Lacey (2018). Science Museum of Virginia shares info about meteorites following last week's theft. ABC United States. 22 March.
BBC News (2018). Tooth of ancient megashark stolen in Australia. BBC News. 13 March.
Thomas Burr (2018). Judge consolidates lawsuits over Bears Ears, Grand Staircase monument changes. The Salt Lake Tribune. 31 January.
Arif Shafi Wani (2018). Where is Kashmir's 50,000 year old mammoth?. Greater Kashmir. 30 January.
Sana Elouazi (2018). Morocco Opens Investigation into Auction of Dinosaur Tail Fossils in Mexico. Morocco World News. 19 January.
Khalid Bashir Ajmad (2018). Kashmir heritage: Tale of a mammoth loss. Greater Kashmir. 5 January.
Elisabetta Povoledo (2018). Thieves Steal Qatari Jewels in Brazen Theft at Ducal Palace in Venice. The New York Times. 3 January.
Mary Beth Griggs (2017). Mind your pickaxe: What to do when you encounter fossils and artifacts in the wild. Popular Science. 23 December.
TNN (2017). Dinosaur footprint damaged, fossils from Jurassic era lying scattered. The Times of India. 22 December.
Ed Yong (2017). How to Tell If a Dinosaur Is Fake. The Atlantic. 8 December.
Nicola Davis (2017). Smuggled fossil 'very weird' new species of amphibious dinosaur, say experts. The Guardian. 6 December.
Kenneth R. Rosen (2017). The meteorite hunters. Financial Times. 16 November.
Danamarie McNicholl-Carter (2017). Arrest made in connection to N Idaho family's stolen crystals. KREM. 14 November.
Teri Figueroa (2017). Gem society 'heartbroken' over destruction of stolen piece. The San Diego Union-Tribune. 2 November.
Mary Papenfuss (2017). Remarkable Dinosaur Finds Threatened By Trump Plan To Shrink Utah Monument. Huffington Post. 29 October.
Tom Ferrall (2017). Two stolen tourmaline pieces recovered intact. Fallbrook & Bonsall Village News. 28 October.
Stephen Nash (2017). Drilling Near Dinosaur National Monument Draws Criticism. The New York Times. 18 October.
Tom Ferrall (2017). Reward offered for recovery of stolen Tourmaline pieces. Fallbrook & Bonsall Village News. 11 October.
Teri Figueroa (2017). Thieves in smash-and-grab heist take 'iconic' museum gems. The San Diego Union-Tribune. 29 September.
Outlook (2017). Smugglers preying on fossils in Narmada valley, officials. Outlook. 26 September.
eKathimerini (2017). Man charged with antiquities theft over fossils. eKathimerini. 15 September.
Tornos News (2017). Fossil footprints of early human ancestor stolen from archaeological site in Kasteli, Crete. Tornos News. 14 September.
Al Arabiya (2017). Morocco opens an investigation into the selling of dinosaur fossils on the Internet. Al Arabiya. 6 September.
Paul Garvey (2017). Mustang ruby mine raided, guard killed. The Australian. 27 August.
Brian Maffly (2017). New report faults controversial BLM agent for mishandling evidence. The Salt Lake Tribune. 25 August.
RAPSI (2017). FSB opens probe into theft of Chelyabinsk meteorite's fragment. RAPSI. 11 August.
Kevin Krause (2017). Feds try to seize dinosaur skull, but doctor says he bought his fair and square. Dallas News. 10 August.
Zoe Todd (2017). It belongs in a museum: Bones stolen from Edmonton archaeological site. CBC. 9 August.
The Canberra Times (2017). Dinonappers: thieves steal raptor heads from National Dinosaur Museum. The Canberra Times. 8 August.
Maev Kennedy (2017). Making old bones: Joint Mitnor cave reopens with replica fossils. The Guardian. 7 August.
Steven Lee Myers (2017). Weaning Itself From Elephant Ivory, China Turns to Mammoths. The New York Times. 6 August.
Times Record News (2017). Prehistoric skull leads to federal law suit in Wichita Falls. Times Record News. 5 August.
Steve Peacock (2017). Historic cave is set to reopen after break-in. Totnes Times. 4 August.
Sidhrth Banerjee (2017). 2.6-million-year-old 'priceless' fossil on sale for just Rs 4500. The Times of India. 24 July.
Henri Neuendorf (2017). Thieves Abscond With $3.9 Million in Jewelry From London's Masterpiece Art Fair. ArtNet News. 7 July.
David Sanderson (2017). Whale graffiti artist also stole coccyx from Natural History Museum. The Times. 4 July.
Bruce A. Scruton (2017). Museum theft reward doubled. New Jersey Herald. 22 June.
Kathy Stevens (2017). Gems, minerals valued at $30,000 stolen from Franklin Mineral Museum. New Jersey Herald. 20 June.
Anthony Sattin (2017). Koh-i-Noor: The History of the World's Most Infamous Diamond – review. The Guardian. 18 June.
Michael Safi (2017). Diamond in the bluff: Koh-i-noor stories lose their shine. The Guardian. 14 June.
Speaking of Science Baby Louie, an infant dinosaur with a checkered past, finally gets a proper name( )
Ben Guarino (2017). Speaking of Science Baby Louie, an infant dinosaur with a checkered past, finally gets a proper name. The Washington Post. 9 May.
Sowaibah Hanifie (2017). Ancient fossil chipped out of rock with heavy-duty tools at Hallett Cove Conservation Park. ABC Australia. 9 May.
The Siberian Times (2017). 'Mammoth Man' detained as he smuggled tusk pieces under his clothes. The Siberian Times. 8 May.
Neil Connor (2017). Booming trade in mammoth ivory fuels fears over elephants. The Telegraph. 2 May.
Dhananjay Mahapatra (2017). SC dismisses plea seeking repatriation of Kohinoor. The Times of India. 22 April.
BBC News (2017). Mammoth tusk haul seized by Chinese customs. BBC News. 13 April.
Jamie Seidel (2017). The dinosaur track theft that never was. Adelaide Now. 31 March.
Sarah Cascone (2017). Dinosaur Egg-Stealing Spree Leads to Arrests in China. ArtNet News. 21 March.
AFP (2017). Chinese police arrest dinosaur-egg bandit. The Straits Times. 20 March.
Trafficking in cultural goods: the keys to the fourth largest illegal market in the world
Irene Hartmann (2017). Tráfico de bienes culturales: las claves del cuarto comercio ilegal del mundo. Clarín. 19 March.
Eileen Kinsella (2017). Collector Shelley Rubin Says She Was Duped Into Buying $18 Million Worth of Fake Jewels. ArtNet News. 22 February.
Olga Gertcyk (2017). Warning of vandalism to mammoth graveyards in Arctic from unscrupulous bone hunters. The Siberian Times. 25 January.
EU Reporter (2017). #ProjectDiamond begins where #PinkPanther left off. EU Reporter. 19 January.
Lilit Marcus (2017). Tourist Returns Stolen Cobblestone to Rome With Apology Note. Condé Nast Traveler. 19 January.
Douglas Quan (2017). 'Nothing fishy': Canadian owners of ancient fossils repatriated to China deny any wrongdoing. National Post. 17 January.
Douglas Quan (2017). Canada returns two 200 million-year-old marine fossils smuggled from China. National Post. 12 January.
Ben Dooley (2017). Mongolia seeks to crush fossil black market. Phys.org. 10 January.
Looting and business without moderation: palaeontology
Guillermo Robles Ramírez (2017). Un saqueo y negocio sin medidas: paleontología. Zocalo. 10 January.
Rob Bates (2016). Have You Seen These Stolen Hearst Family Heirlooms?. JCK. 16 December.
Employee of the natural history museum of Orléans, he resold stones and fossils on eBay
Philippe Renaud (2016). Employé du muséum d'histoire naturelle d'Orléans, il revendait des pierres et fossiles sur eBay. La République. 16 December.
Sarah Emerson (2016). Hawaii's 'Cursed' Lava Rocks Are Driving National Park Staff Insane. Motherboard. 16 December.
IANS (2016). Kohinoor wasn't gifted but looted by British, say authors. The Economic Times. 11 December.
BBC News (2016). The Stone still waiting for its final destiny. BBC News. 28 November.
Bo Petersen (2016). DNR cracks down on fossil hunters. The Charlotte Observer. 12 November.
Biharprabha (2016). Kohinoor issue: It is war crime not to return stolen items, says advocate Siddiqui. Biharprabha. 11 November.
Clare Clancy (2016). Fossil poaching threatens scientific study, says University of Alberta researcher. Edmonton Journal. 24 October.
Carla Herreria (2016). The Mysterious Reason Tourists Keep Mailing Rocks Back To Hawaii. Huffington Post. 19 October.
Bhadra Sinha (2016). Kohinoor our property, govt tells Supreme Court. Hindustan Times. 20 September.
David Strege (2016). Ancient artifact hidden in sock by Belgium tourist proves very costly. GrindTV. 19 September.
ICE (2016). ICE-rescued ancient fossil on display at Carnegie Museum of Natural History. ICE. 6 September.
United Press International (2016). VIDEO: Vandals destroy ancient Oregon's landmark. Gephardt Daily. 5 September.
Amos Chapple (2016). The Mammoth Pirates. Radio Free Europe. 25 August.
David Aaronovitch (2016). It takes a hoaxer and a negligent hoaxed for a Piltdown Man. The Australian. 15 August.
Tim Radford (2016). Forensic examination reveals identity of Piltdown hoax prime suspect. The Guardian. 10 August.
Greater awareness about reporting fossils is lacking
Gustavo Mendoza Lemus (2016). Falta mayor consciencia para reportar fósiles. Milenio. 7 August.
'Pink Panther' jewel thief gang arrested after stealing £280MILLION in 380 armed robberies as they tried to escape wearing joke-shop wig and fake glasses( )
Harvey Day (2016). 'Pink Panther' jewel thief gang arrested after stealing £280MILLION in 380 armed robberies as they tried to escape wearing joke-shop wig and fake glasses. The Daily Mail. 6 August.
Hanneke Meijer (2016). To collect or not to collect: are fossil-hunting laws hurting science?. The Guardian. 27 July.
Press Trust of India (2016). India may approach Britain on bringing back Kohinoor. The Tribune. 22 July.
K.S.S. Seshan (2016). Kohinoor, the mountain of light. The Hindu. 7 July.
Jacqueline Ronson (2016). Is Nate Murphy Holding a Dinosaur for Ransom?. Inverse. 5 July.
News Net 5 (2016). Motion filed to drop charges in museum gem theft. News Net 5. 2 June.
Press Trust of India (2016). Govt exploring ways to resolve Kohinoor issue with UK: Sharma. Business Standard. 9 May.
BBC News (2016). Hertfordshire Puddingstone stolen from museum site. BBC News. 4 May.
Press Trust of India (2016). Centre refuses to share information on bringing back Kohinoor. The Indian Express. 1 May.
Peter Andrew Hart (2016). Ruinous Graffiti Etched Into National Park's Ancient Rock Arches. Huffington Post. 28 April.
Patrick Sawer (2016). Hatton Garden vault - from daring heist to 'fascinating museum piece'. The Telegraph. 23 April.
Radhika Santhanam (2016). 'The Kohinoor is but one flashy stone'. The Hindu. 22 April.
Brian Maffly (2016). Texas students charged in Utah dinosaur fossil theft. The Salt Lake Tribune. 21 April.
Anubhuti Vishnoi (2016). In a U-turn Narendra Modi government promises to take all steps to bring back Kohinoor. The Economic Times. 20 April.
All India (2016). Kohinoor Diamond Belongs To Britain, Says Government In Supreme Court. NDTV. 18 April.
Lisa Fernandez (2016). Museum Accuses Marin County Man of Stealing Missing Gold-Flecked Meteorite Over 'Seller's Remorse'. NBC. 6 April.
ICE (2016). ICE returns dinosaur skeletons, eggs to Mongolia. ICE. 5 April.
AFP (2016). Thai gardener whose $20 mn heist caused Blue Diamond Affair becomes monk. Hindustan Times. 17 March.
Sara Cline (2016). Petrified Forest: Digging out of a rock and hard place. Arizona Sonora News. 3 March.
Curt Prendergast (2016). Tucson gem show dinosaur smuggler convicted. Arizona Daily Star. 24 February.
The Telegraph (2016). Stonehenge tourist bosses demand visitors stop chipping stones and selling them on eBay. The Telegraph. 18 February.
Ben MacIntyre (2016). Britain must free the blood-soaked queen of diamonds Koh-i-Noor. The Australian. 13 February.
Sonu Wasu (2016). Spotting a fake fossil at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. Tucson News Now. 13 February.
Jane Morice (2016). John Carroll University employee indicted on grand theft charges in museum jewel heist. Cleveland.com. 9 February.
Pakistan lays claim to the Koh-i-Noor diamond centrepiece to the Crown Jewels, claiming the gem was 'forcibly' taken by Britain( )
Gianluca Mezzofiore (2016). Pakistan lays claim to the Koh-i-Noor diamond centrepiece to the Crown Jewels, claiming the gem was 'forcibly' taken by Britain. The Daily Mail. 8 February.
Tasnim News Agency (2016). Iran's Eight-Million-Year-Old Fossils Unveiled after Returning Home from US. Tasnim News Agency. 6 February.
Looters of palaeontological sites risk fines of up to $9,000,000
P. Sepúlveda (2016). Saqueadores de sitios paleontológicos arriesgan multas de hasta $9 millones. La Tercera. 5 February.
Dan Duray (2016). Top US prosecutor has art market in his sights. The Art Newspaper. 1 February.
Associated Press (2016). Family agrees to let MSU museum keep ancient elk. The Detroit News. 20 January.
David Mark Simpson (2016). Amateur Sleuths on the Dinosaur Trail. The New York Times. 4 January.
Nico Hines (2015). The Over-The-Hill-Mob: Inside England's Biggest Jewel Heist. The Daily Beast. 24 December.
Katie Rogers (2015). Nicolas Cage Agrees to Return Stolen Dinosaur Skull to Mongolia. The New York Times. 22 December.
Julia Marsh (2015). 'Stolen' sapphire pops up in Midtown pawn shop 19 years later. New York Post. 22 December.
Ellen Brait (2015). Tyrannosaurus skull sold for $230,000 in New York must go back to Mongolia. The Guardian. 16 December.
Homa Bash (2015). Museum theft suspect arrested by John Carroll University police works at college. News Net 5. 11 December.
ICE (2015). ICE returns ancient dinosaur fossil, ancient cultural artifacts to China. ICE. 10 December.
Lomi Kriel (2015). ICE agents to return 120-million-year-old micro-raptor to China. Houston Chronicle. 9 December.
Jessica Bates (2015). Police release photo of possible suspect in Cleveland Museum of Natural History theft. Fox. 8 December.
Homa Bash (2015). Police investigating major theft at Cleveland's Natural History Museum. News Net 5. 4 December.
Reuters (2015). Pakistani lawyer files petition for return of Koh-i-noor crown jewels diamond. The Guardian. 3 December.
The Hindu (2015). Uneasy the head that wears the crown. The Hindu. 29 November.
Erin McIntyre (2015). Scientific advancements may help catch fossil thieves. The Daily Sentinel. 28 November.
Erin McIntyre (2015). Demand for bones leaves prehistoric relics vulnerable to poachers. The Daily Sentinel. 28 November.
The Siberian Times (2015). Major seizure of woolly mammoth tusks and precious stones bound for China. The Siberian Times. 25 November.
Roland Arkell (2015). Research project begins into effect of total ivory ban in the UK. Antiques Trade Gazette. 20 November.
Mexico recuperates archaeological pieces and a fossil repatriated from six countries
INAH (2015). México recupera piezas arqueológicas y un fósil repatriados de seis países. INAH. 13 November.
Indians sue Queen for return of £100m jewel in the crown: Bollywood stars and businessmen launch legal battle over 105-carat diamond which they say was stolen from their country( )
Robert Verkaik (2015). Indians sue Queen for return of £100m jewel in the crown: Bollywood stars and businessmen launch legal battle over 105-carat diamond which they say was stolen from their country. The Daily Mail. 7 November.
ICE (2015). Colorado dinosaur fossil smuggler sentenced in Wyoming. ICE. 14 October.
Grace Uhr (2015). Mt Surprise gem owner offers $20,000 reward for return of stolen stones. The Cairns Post. 24 September.
North Devon Journal (2015). 100,000-year-old animal bones stolen. North Devon Journal. 22 September.
Deadline Detroit (2015). Retired FBI Agent Recounts the Tale of a Stolen Meteorite From U-M Museum. Deadline Detroit. 16 September.
Sam Flanagan (2015). Topaz gems stolen from Qld Museum. Brisbane Times. 26 August.
Naomi Ng (2015). Chinese police find stolen dinosaur skeleton and 213 fossilised eggs hidden in village house. South China Morning Post. 6 August.
Anastasia Christakou (2015). Four-legged snake fossil sparks legal investigation. Nature. 4 August.
Maddie Stone (2015). Brazil Would Like Its Four Legged Snake Fossil Back. Gizmodo. 4 August.
INAH recommends the reporting of fossil looting
Héctor López (2015). Imprimir Enviar Recomienda INAH denunciar saqueo de fósiles. El Diario de Coahuila. 15 July.
Howard Plotkin (2015). Opinion: Return the Manitou Stone to its rightful owners. Edmonton Journal. 15 July.
Stephen Ceasar (2015). US judge halts release of massive Brazilian emerald. The Sydney Morning Herald. 26 June.
Attempt to sell 187 archaeological objects on the internet
La Opinión de Murcia (2015). Pretendía vender por Internet 187 piezas arqueológicas. La Opinión de Murcia. 17 June.
Armando Castillo (2015). Sufre Tamaulipas saqueo arqueológico. La Verdad de Tamaulipas. 15 June.
ABC Australia (2015). Meteorite worth more than $16,000 stolen from Queensland museum. ABC Australia. 8 June.
BBC News (2015). Argentine police arrest 'meteorite thieves'. BBC News. 31 May.
Neuquén is the province that is leading the fight against archaeological and paleontological trafficking
Neuquen al Instante (2015). Neuquén es la provincia que más lucha contra el tráfico arqueológico y paleontológico. Neuquen al Instante. 20 May.
Allison Meier (2015). Letters of Woe and Curses Returned with Stolen Pieces of the Petrified Forest. Hyperallergic. 2 February.
Zaryd Wilson (2015). Wanganui expert fights to ban moa trade. Wanganui Chronicle. 9 January.
The Montana Standard (2015). Montana officials want dollar value on dinosaur fossils. The Montana Standard. 4 January.
Laila Kearney (2014). Stolen dinosaur skull can be returned to Mongolia: U.S. court. Reuters. 2 December.
Erik Ortiz (2014). Dinosaur Fossil Smuggled Into U.S. As Replica Is Actually Real: Feds. NBC. 5 September.
Dara Lind (2014). How do you smuggle a dinosaur? And 7 other questions about the fossil black market. Vox. 11 July.
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (2014). Dinosaur skeletons, egg returned to Mongolia. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. 10 July.
Kimberly Matas (2014). Gold nugget stolen from University of Arizona exhibit. Arizona Star. 4 June.
Charles D. Brunt (2014). Uncut diamond stolen from New Mexico museum. Albuquerque Journal. 10 April.
Laurie Balbo (2014). Should ancient bones be up for sale? Shoppers in Dubai say yes!. Green Prophet. 10 April.
Christina Rose (2014). After T-Rex Troubles, Dinosaurs Stay on the Rez. Indian Country Today. 21 March.
Associated Press (2014). 2 Utah men plead guilty, avoid jail for ruining ancient rock formation. Las Vegas Review-Journal. 19 March.
Alex Cabrero (2014). Artifact vandalism near Moab a growing problem. Desert News. 6 March.
Elizabeth Gibney (2014). Brazil clamps down on illegal fossil trade. Nature. 4 March.
Las Cruches Sun-News (2014). Treasures deserve protection as monument. Las Cruces Sun-News. 4 March.