Mixed Media  |  Sun - October 28, 2018 4:12 pm  |  Article Hits:3951
ARTICLE AND VIDEO. Think about climate change and you may picture melting ice caps and stranded polar bears. But you should also picture a reef-destroying lionfish, voracious Burmese python, or disease-spreading Asian tiger mosquito. As seasonal cycles shift and ecosystems are thrown off balance, those invasive species — and many others — could infiltrate a broader range of territories with devastating consequences to our health, vital habitats and industries.  MORE
Mixed Media  |  Mon - September 29, 2014 3:35 am  |  Article Hits:1732
[ARTICLE AND VIDEO]If there was a proselytizer in chief and head cheerleader for chewing our way out of the problem of edible invasive species it was Philippe Parola, a chef and food consultant from Baton Rouge, La., who did the cooking demonstration for both Asian carp (dubbed "Silverfin") and the nutria (think "water rabbit").If there was a proselytizer in chief and head cheerleader for chewing our way out of the problem of edible invasive species it was Philippe Parola, a chef and food consultant from Baton Rouge, La., who did the cooking demonstration for both Asian carp (dubbed "Silverfin") and the nutria (think "water rabbit").  MORE
Mixed Media  |  Fri - January 8, 2010 2:52 am  |  Article Hits:1611
NPR - Asian carp may be a problem in the Great Lakes, but in Louisiana, they are renaming it silver fin and promoting it as a delicacy. Chef Philippe Parola says the Asian carp's texture is a cross between scallop and crabmeat, adding its bones can be removed easily by steaming.  MORE
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