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Combatting Wildlife Trafficking Among USAID's "10 Best" in 2017

In 2017, new collaborations and strong interest from the transport sector provided hope for highly-trafficked endangered species. The USAID Reducing Opportunities for Unlawful Transport of Endangered Species (ROUTES) Partnership is honored to be included in USAID's article, "Be Inspired: 10 of USAID's Best," which looks back at efforts from the past year that have resulted in some of the greatest impacts.

Wildlife Traffickers Exploiting Airlines Worldwide

A new analysis of global airport wildlife seizure and trafficking data reveals that wildlife traffickers around the world are heavily exploiting the air transport sector to smuggle protected and endangered animals and animal products on commercial flights.