Wildlife Trafficking Awareness

These General Awareness Training Modules, (available as a half-day workshop and a one-hour presentation) can be given to introduce aviation staff to wildlife trafficking, how the aviation industry is being used to transport illegal wildlife and the impacts of these activities.  Staff will learn how they can identify instances of wildlife trafficking and what they should do about their suspicions.

The modules include case studies on known illegal wildlife trafficking routes and how wildlife trafficking occurs at various touch-points of air travel.

Module 1: Overview of Wildlife Trafficking

May 31, 2018 · File

Module covers the risks and impacts of illegal wildlife trafficking, why wildlife trafficking occurs, and the laws and regulations that oversee wildlife trade.

Module 2: Introduction to Wildlife Trafficking on Airlines

May 31, 2018 · File

Module covers the popularity of air transport in wildlife trafficking, known routes, and how wildlife is smuggled by passengers and through air cargo.

Module 3: How Airline Staff Can Identify Wildlife Traffickers

May 31, 2018 · File

Module covers how traffickers smuggle wildlife and red flags to help airline and airport staff identify traffickers.

Module 4: Responding to and Reporting Illegal Wildlife

May 31, 2018 · File

Module covers how to handle and report trafficked wildlife during a seizure and the importance of sharing seizure information.

ROUTES Air Transport Training Handbook

May 17, 2017 · File

This ROUTES training handbook is designed to improve the ability of air transport personnel to assist law enforcement to combat wildlife trafficking. Topics ...

ROUTES Quick Reference Contact Card

Sep 25, 2019 · File

Quick reference contact card with wildlife trafficking red flags.