Day: May 5, 2020


Beluga Sturgeon Threatened With Extinction, Yet Caviar Quotas Remain Unchanged

May 5, 2020

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) announced trade quotas governing the export of wild sturgeon and their prized caviar eggs from the Caspian Sea. The Pew Institute for Ocean Science has analyzed the quotas, which are re-set each year, and has determined that beluga caviar quotas are virtually unchanged from 2007 and […]

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