Module 2: Introduction to Wildlife Trafficking on Airlines

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

This module provides an introduction to wildlife trafficking on airlines. By the end of the session, staff will understand:

  • Why aviation transport is commonly used by wildlife traffickers
  • The characteristics of wildlife smuggled by passengers and air cargo
  • The routes known to be used for trafficking of wildlife by air

This module can be adapted for different regions and organizations as needed. If interested in using these materials, please contact ROUTES through our contact page to request the module. An informational PDF version is available by following the link below.

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