May 16, 2011

Bulgaria ban on sturgeon fishing in the Danube River

On the country’s side of the Danube River, the Bulgarian government imposes a one-year ban on the catching of sturgeon, a critically endangered fish facing extinction from overfishing for its eggs consumed by humans as caviar.

http://www.france24.com/en/20110502-wwf-welcomes-bulgaria-ban-danube-sturgeon-fishing
http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/wwf-welcomes-first-bulgaria-ban-on-danube-sturgeon-fishing-2278184.html

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