28 min

Cashmere crisis: Working towards more sustainable production in India, Mongolia and China The Geographical Podcast

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Cashmere is produced in cold regions of India, China and Mongolia, among other places. It is produced from the very fine fibres of hardy goats, looked after by herders. But as we discover in this month's podcast, increased demand for cashmere has led to herds of goats greatly increasing, with environmental problems fast to follow. 

Cashmere is produced in cold regions of India, China and Mongolia, among other places. It is produced from the very fine fibres of hardy goats, looked after by herders. But as we discover in this month's podcast, increased demand for cashmere has led to herds of goats greatly increasing, with environmental problems fast to follow. 

28 min

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