Environmental Public Policy Fellow

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Tigers Forever: Saving the World’s Most Endangered Big Cat

A collaboration with award-winning National Geographic photographer Steve Winter, Tigers Forever melds images of tigers and their secret behaviors with insights into why one of the world’s most iconic species is careening towards the edge--and describes extraordinary efforts to save them. Published by National Geographic                                                                                                           Order from Amazon here.



                         Proposed Trump Policy threatens Critically Endangered Grauer’s gorilla

                                 As Asian Luxury Market Grows, A Surge in Tiger Killings in India

                    Exclusive: Tiger Temple Accused of Supplying Black Market

                    How Many Tigers are There Really? A Conservation Mystery

                    Chaos, Questions Surround Temple as Tigers Seized               

                    More Controversy for Tiger Temple

                                             Is India Selling Out Its Tigers?

                                                      China’s Threat to Wild Tigers

                                                                                                                                    Saving the Greater Sage Grouse  

                                                                                                                São Paolo Trafficking: Smuggling Brazil’s Wildlife

                          The City Where Bear Paw Soup is What’s for Dinner

                                                                                                                 US a Major Destination for Trafficked Latin American Wildlife          


                                                         Speaking For Tigers: A Call to End Asia’s Illegal Trade    

                                                   Poaching for Chinese Markets Pushes Tigers to the Brink       


                                            A Cautionary Tale: Tar Sands Oil and Health


                                    Pangolins in Peril


                                             Congress Stalls as Evidence of Fracking  Harm Mounts

                                The Pollinator Predicament


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Special Investigation: Famous Tiger Temple Accused of Supplying Black Market



Sharon is currently researching wildlife trafficking, environmental crime and related illegal activity that impacts endangered species, ecosystems and natural resources as a Public Policy Fellow at The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, DC. The project will produce magazine stories, a photo portfolio, a book and a documentary film.

Here you can find samples of her work, information about her books, upcoming talks, media appearances, and view her photo portfolios and videos.