A buffet of eating invasive species news and notes from around the internet!
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Eating invasive species news and notes from around the internet!
- We enjoyed this thoughtful article about eating invasive species from a vegetarian’s perspective. (Also published on Care2.com and HuffPo)
- Big bucks supporting research on eating insects in the EU. We wonder if there’s any more money available for eating invasive insects…
- Start planning now- the Department of Agriculture is set to host Guam’s first pig-hunting derby in April.
- You could also head to Puerto Rico and help cull and export iguana meat.
- Here’s an off-the-wall story about natural invasivores. Though it kind of reminds us of an invasivore version of the old woman who swallowed a fly…
Weekly round-up of eating invasive species news and other tidbits from around the internet. Overall a quiet week, but we got a chance to talk with Dr. Holly Menninger for her radio show Science Cabaret on Air, and you’ll be able to hear that interview next Sunday, June 12 at 7pm EST.
Thursday, June 2
The frogfish is the world’s most efficient invasivore- Challenge accepted
Saturday, June 4
The Lizard King- Good story about fellow invasivore George Cera and his campaign against Iguanas in Florida.
This week’s eating invasive species news of interest was defined by some measured discussion of the nature of non-native species and human immigrants that played out in the New York Times. But we don’t leave out wild onions, The onion, iguanas and trout.
Sunday, April 3
We’re not sure we’re on board with this one, but it’s news worth reporting nonetheless.
Monday, April 4
Jackson Landers, author of the blog “The Locavore Hunter” as well as the upcoming book “Eating Aliens” provides another recipe for invasivores to try.
A humorous approach to the locavore movement.
Tuesday, April 5
The Iguana Cookbook Save Florida- Eat an Iguana
Special thanks to George for pointing this out to us in the comments. I’m looking forward to my copy.
Wednesday, April 6
Friday April 8
We’ve argued that Eating Invasive Species can help recoup some of these costs, but there’s a long way to go.
Saturday April 9
responses to Mother Nature’s Melting Pot