The Little Pearl donates 1% of profits to Oceana, an organization committed to restoring aquatic habitats and wild fish stocks. Additionally, we contribute another 1% of profits to Seafood Choices Alliance, helping consumers make smart choices.
We believe that sustainable aquaculture helps to increase supply and thereby reduces price pressure on over-fished species. Sturgeon aquaculture has one of the best environmental reputations in the industry since these land-based farms use well-fed tanks, and are zero discharge.
However, poaching and unchecked domestic consumption in Russia and other Caspian nations pose a threat to the survival of wild sturgeon stocks. While bans on exports from those nations may help the problem, the future of sturgeon in those regions remains uncertain so long as poaching and unchecked domestic consumption continues.