Taste Invaders

The way to beat invasive species may be to eat them

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One of the biggest threats to endangered species isn't hunting or climate change or pollution. It's other animals--specifically, invasive species that overrun new territory. With no natural predators, invasive species upend the balance of nature and crowd out natives, causing more than $100 billion worth of damage each year. Though conservationists spend time and money trying to defend native species from invasives, too often it's a losing battle.

But there's a force of nature that might be able to check the threat of invasive species: the human appetite. That's what hunter and conservationist Jackson Landers argues in his new book, Eating...

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