New Caspian Sea IMMAs awarded to endangered Caspian seals

Credits: Nataliya Shumeyko

Caspian seals (Pusa caspica) live only in the Caspian Sea — located in western Asia, the largest landlocked waterbody in the world. They have been on the IUCN endangered list since 2008, having declined by more than 70% in the 20th Century, primarily because they have been hunted for their fur and blubber.   On the […]