Good News for Sturgeons

Good News for Sturgeons

divGood news! The U.S. Fish Wildlife Service (USFWS)nbsp;nbsp;has announced that the agency has agreed with Friends of Animals that 10 heavily exploited sturgeon species deserve to be considered for legal protection under the Endangered Species Act. nbsp;Acting on a petition filed by FoA and WildEarth Guardians, USFWS acknowledged that these fish are likely being driven to extinction by humans seeking to exploit these animals for caviar and meat or by other human activities that destroy these animals and their habitat. nbsp;/divdivnbsp;/divdivnbsp;/divdivYou can read our a href=”https://www.friendsofanimals.org/sites/default/files/kcfinder/files/Sturgeon%20PR%2090d.pdf” target=”_blank”joint press release here/a and the a href=”http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-09-24/pdf/2013-22879.pdf” target=”_blank”full USFWS announcement here./a/divdivnbsp;/divdivimg alt=”” src=”/sites/default/files/kcfinder/illustrations/sturgeon.jpg” style=”width: 528px; height: 166px; float: left; margin-left: 150px; margin-right: 150px;” //div

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