Environment Ministry of India Decided to Put a Ban on the Trade of Peacock Feathers

Environment Ministry of India Decided to Put a Ban on the Trade of Peacock Feathers.

The Environment Ministry, Government of India decided to put a ban on the trade of peacock feathers as a measure to conserve the PeacockNational Bird of India- Peacock.

The government has no data regarding peacock population, but it is evident that the number of peacocks in India is dwindling because of poaching of the feathers which fetches good price in not just international markets, but also within Indian markets.

World Wide Fund for nature in 1991 did the only stock-taking of peacock population in India.

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