Streams

Backstory: Saving the Sturgeon

Thursday, January 05, 2012

The Atlantic sturgeon has been around for more than 85 million years, but years of overfishing, habitat loss, and warming ocean temperatures have pushed the species to the brink of extinction. OnEarth contributing editor Bruce Stutz talks about the efforts to save the sturgeon.

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Comments [1]

Sandra from Astoria

Last week I was in Cleveland and I ate at Michael Symon's Lola, where I had the sturgeon (flesh, not roe). It was quite delicious but I had no idea it's so endangered.

Jan. 05 2012 01:39 PM

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