Authorities in China are investigating the unnatural deaths of more than 6,000 critically endangered Chinese sturgeon. Photo: Thepaper.cn

What price eco-tourism? 6,000 Chinese sturgeon die during construction of ‘green’ resort

  • Deaths of critically endangered fish, 36 of them among first to be artificially bred, caused by stress, report says
  • After 140 million years on Earth, species has been pushed to brink of extinction by pollution, overfishing and dam building along its native Yangtze River
Topic |   China pollution

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Authorities in China are investigating the unnatural deaths of more than 6,000 critically endangered Chinese sturgeon. Photo: Thepaper.cn
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