03 Jan '12, 8pm

Canadian Goose Burger, Anyone? Eating Invasive Species to Control Their Numbers

Canadian Goose Burger, Anyone? Eating Invasive Species to Control Their Numbers

The Perennial Plate /Video screen capture Would you eat a Canadian Goose burger? The video below suggests that it may not only be less harmful to the environment, but could actually provide an ecological benefit in areas where some varieties of Canada Geese are becoming invasive. That's the thinking behind author Jackson Landers' philosophy on hunting , which focuses on species which are becoming invasive or causing ecological harm. But not everyone, even within the Perennial Plate team, is quite so sure. In fact Mirra, the camera-person and vegetarian of the group, has to sit this one out as she doesn't think she can face the killing of these beautiful creatures. I've asked before whether eating aliens (invasive species) is a sensible approach to ethical meat . On the one hand, hunted meat is about as free-range as it gets , and by providing economic/culinary incentives t...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/green-food/canadian-goose-burge...

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