Wild Caspian Caviar's Return: Good News for Eaters, Bad News for Sturgeons
The big news coming out of the Caspian region for those with fat wallets and the taste for the finer things in life is that, for the first time in two years, the winter and fall will see the availability of a fresh supply of wild Caspian caviar. Time to break out the blini? Not so fast, at least not if you're a sturgeon or someone concerned about the Caspian's delicate environmental balance. From a report in the New York Times:
There will be a fresh supply of wild caviar from the Caspian
Sea on holiday blini this fall and winter, for the first time in two years. The
international convention that regulates trade in endangered species issued
quotas for the catch on July 23.
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