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Posts tagged invasive species

August 20, 2018

 

Berlin’s Invasive Crustaceans Are A Tough Catch And A Tough Sell

Louisiana crawfish have invaded waterways in Germany's capital. Wildlife officials licensed a fisherman to catch them for chefs, hoping a taste for "Berlin Lobster" might control the invasive species.

August 25, 2017

 

Salad And Steak Are Best Served With Homemade Sauces

This week, Chef Dean Wirkerman uses housemade buttermilk to make ranch dressing. He also whips up a chimichurri to serve over grilled steak.

May 12, 2017

 

The Misunderstood Carp

Anthropologist Ellen Ireland tells us the history behind our love/hate relationship with carp. Plus, simply cooked asparagus with vegan Caesar dressing.

February 27, 2017

 

In Studying Sick Fish, Scientists Trace History Of Fevers

Carp have been plagued by viruses. Scientists now say they have a simple solution, and along the way they hit on an ancient commonality between fish and people.

January 30, 2017

 

Can New DNA Science Help Keep Our Fish Safe?

Scientists are experimenting with species' environmental DNA to find out how far and how fast it travels in streams.

December 16, 2016

 

With Invasives, Ounce Of Prevention Is Worth A Pound Of Cure

On this week's show, we visit Sycamore Land Trust to find out what it takes to control invasive plants and restore an ecosystem to its preferred state.

December 8, 2016

 

Making Kombucha At Home Makes Financial Sense

In today's show, Mother Hubbard's Cupboard gives a kombucha tutorial. Then we meet Amanda LeGore-Smith and hear how Asian carp helped her rebuild her life.

December 8, 2016

 

Fin Gourmet Gives Asian Carp, Addicts A Second Chance

Fin tackles the problem of invasive species by selling high-end Asian carp products while employing some of their community's most vulnerable members.

November 25, 2016

 

Food Waste Comes In Many Shapes, Sizes, Flavors

What Thanksgiving leftovers are filling your fridge? On this week's show, we talk food waste with Jonathan Bloom, and Daniel Orr makes soups with leftovers.

June 3, 2016

 

Invasive Asian Carp Found Spawning In Great Lakes Tributary

A graduate student at the University of Toledo in Ohio discovered grass carp eggs last summer in the Sandusky River, which flows into Lake Erie.

October 5, 2015

 

High Water Changes Platte River Landscape

In central Nebraska, the Platte River was at or near flood stage for close to two months, submerging crop fields near the river and damaging bridges and fences.

April 24, 2014

 

Chinese Market Could Help Rid Rivers Of Invasive Asian Carp

A carp fishing industry is springing up along carp-infested U.S. waters and processors are exporting the U.S. problem fish to Chinese diners.

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