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Caviar Exports Halted to Protect Sturgeon

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Caviar Exports Halted to Protect Sturgeon

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Caviar Exports Halted to Protect Sturgeon

Caviar Exports Halted to Protect Sturgeon

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A U.N. group tasked with protecting rare plants and animals halts international sales of caviar. Spokesmen for the Convention on Trade in Endangered Species say they made the move to protect Caspian Sea sturgeon, which produce the world's most coveted roe. NPR's John Nielsen reports.