as a weekly practice I listen to npr and do a little sketch on one of the stories. take a look, you can click on the illustration to make it bigger!

Friday, April 25, 2008

sea piracy on the rise off somalia's coast.

Pirates off the coast of Somalia, and in other places around the world, cost the shipping industry billions of dollars each year.

Renee Montagne talks with Andrew Lehr about how these groups function. Lehr is an expert on sea piracy and terrorism who lectures at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.

-excerpt from NPR

1 comment:

John Tynan said...

This absolutely cracks me up! The idea of raiding a carnival cruise line for the buffet. Great to know that smart (but sometimes sober NPR) can inspire such playful work!