This research is dedicated to the current situation and problems of sturgeon species in Russia, mainly in the Caspian Sea region. In particular, the paper elaborates on the endangered beluga sturgeon. The work describes characteristic features of sturgeon, points out the current problems and proposes some suggestions on preservation efforts in order to improve the critical situation. The research carried out by the author includes a brief consumer survey which exhibits the level of awareness and indicates willingness of the society to maintain the stability and provide sustainable development of the sturgeon species. The author favors and encourages intrinsic value approach to biodiversity and environment, therefore building her analysis around this notion.
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Endangered species, Wildlife conservation, Sturgeon
Restivo, Natalia M., "Protection of Endangered Species: Sturgeon: Struggle for Survival Has Become Critical" (2006). Cornell Law School J.D. Student Research Papers. 15.