in accordance with the central government's policy on wildlife protection the Jammu and Kashmir government has banned the shahtoosh shawl trade. The trade is posing a threat to the existence of the

a crucial breakthrough was made by the forest department in Dehra Dun when they arrested poachers involved in illegal trade in endangered species using fake animal products to mislead

a special cell of the Delhi police and the wildlife wing of the Delhi forest department seized 96 shatoosh shawls from a shop in Delhi's Chandni Chowk market. The shawls, worth nearly Rs 1 crore,

Ministry of Environment and Forests constituted on May 24, 1994, a committee to look into the issues relating to illegal trade in wildlife species. The committee was requested to look into the issues related to the illegal trade in wildlife and suggest ways and means to improve the existing control measures.

A division bench of the Delhi high court has issued notices to the state chief secretary, the conservator of forests and ministry of environment and forests regarding what has been done about

Restrictions on the manufacture and sale of Shahtoosh shawls threaten the livelihood of thousands of people in Kashmir