Tag: wildlife

American Airlines Cargo Joins United for Wildlife as First U.S. Cargo Carrier

American Airlines Cargo announced that it has joined United for Wildlife, a group dedicated to ending the illegal trafficking of wildlife, as first reported in the airline’s 2022 Sustainability Report. American signed the Buckingham Palace Declaration in December 2022, making it the first U.S. ...

FEMA calls on Volga-Dnepr to deliver fire engine trucks for California fire suppressing

Volga-Dnepr Airlines, the leader in transportation of oversized and super heavy cargoes, has operated the An-124-100 charter flight for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to assist the US firefighting mission in California. The two fire engines and a Ford F-250 pickup truck, weighing...

FIATA launches course to help prevent wildlife trafficking

FIATA, the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations, and TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network has developed a digital course to help forwarders detect, respond to, and report instances of wildlife trafficking. Available free of charge, “Prevention of Wildlife Traff...

New report finds wildlife trafficking on the rise and continued use of global hubs

New analysis of global wildlife trafficking seizures in the air transport sector has revealed wildlife traffickers are highly dependent on commercial air transportation systems to smuggle endangered wildlife and are using hub airports more than ever to move illegal shipments. The report, In Plane...

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