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Leaflets on the Prohibition of Buying and Selling of Shahtoosh (Fabric Made of Tibetan Antelope Hairs)

October 12, 2007

The Ministry of the Environment (MOE) made leaflets to disseminate the fact to the public that importing, buying and selling of shahtoosh, which is made of Tibetan antelope hairs, are prohibited based on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, the Law for the Conservation of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, etc.
The MOE will distribute the leaflets to major travel agencies, fashion magazine houses, etc. to call for collaboration in disseminating this information to the public.

Access to the leaflets: The leaflets (in Japanese) are posted on the web page of the Ministry of the Environment (

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