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- Blum, Douglas
- TheJournal of environment & development 1998 v.7 no.3 pp. 248-277
- development projects; fish roe; fisheries; fishery resources; littoral zone; multinational corporations; oils; politics; pollution; resource management; Azerbaijan; Caspian Sea; Iran; Kazakhstan; Russia; Turkmenistan
- ... The Caspian Sea embodies one of the crucial tensions of international politics. On one hand, its vast deposits of oil and gas beckon political elites and multinational corporations to compete for resource development projects. On the other hand, the Caspian provides fertile fishing grounds and an unrivaled source of caviar. Moreover, it is a singular ecological system. Without concerted management ...