The USAID Reducing Opportunities for Unlawful Transport of Endangered Species (ROUTES) Partnership brings together transport and logistics companies, government agencies, development groups, law enforcement, conservation organizations, academia and donors to disrupt wildlife trafficking activities, and forms a key element of the concerted international response to addressing wildlife poaching and associated criminal activities worldwide. 

How Aviation Staff Can Help Stop the Illegal Wildlife Trade (Global)

This 3-minute video was produced with the support of the USAID ROUTES Partnership to help inform aviation staff about how to stop wildlife trafficking through air transport. The species and modes of trafficking in this video are examples and are not exclusive. The illegal wildlife trade is constantly evolving and staff can help by being aware of some of the key things to look out for.


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ROUTES has developed a range of training tools for roles across the air transport sector.
These resources help teach employees how to detect, safety respond to, and report incidents of wildlife trafficking.


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  • Sep 11, 2018 · News Item

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    Miami, Florida, 11 September 2018—In order to help combat the transport of illegal wildlife products, the USAID Reducing Opportunities for Unlawful Transport of Endangered Species (ROUTES) Partnership and Airports Council International (ACI) World and ACI Latin America and Caribbean (ACI-LAC) delivered a training and capacity building workshop last week for…
  • Aug 06, 2018 · News Item

    Wildlife Traffickers Exploiting Vulnerabilities in the Air Transport Sector Worldwide

    Rhino seizures in 2017 increased three-fold from the year before, while airports in more than 130 countries experienced wildlife trafficking incidents in the past decade
  • Jul 26, 2018 · News Item

    ACI World: Disrupting Illegal Wildlife Trafficking through the air transport sector

    July 2018 - At the 26th Meeting of the ACI World General Assembly, ACI member airports adopted a resolution against illegal wildlife trafficking, reaffirming their commitment to the United for Wildlife Transport Taskforce Buckingham Palace Declaration and their support to the USAID Reducing Opportunities for Unlawful Transport of Endangered Species…