Module 1: Overview of Wildlife Trafficking

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

This module provides an overview of wildlife trafficking to familiarize air transport staff with the issue. By the end of the session, staff will understand:

  • The risks posed by wildlife traffickers to legal transport supply chains
  • Why wildlife is traded 
  • The laws and regulations which govern the trade in wildlife
  • The magnitude and impacts of the illegal wildlife trade 


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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