Veteran journalist and SEJ co-founder Rae Tyson writes about the prolific and voracious Indo-Pacific lionfish, which has spread as far north as Rhode Island and as far south as the Caribbean Sea. A Washington, DC chef offers one tasty solution to the problem.
By CHRISTINE HEINRICHS
Mute Swans retain a mythic grip on people, touching the hearts of those who glimpse these graceful white birds gliding across a misty lake. Yet many now regard Mute Swans as unwanted invaders that trash fragile wetland and aquatic habitat and chase out other birds.
This dichotomy confounds wetlands managers, who want at least to control growing populations of Mute Swans, if not eliminate them entirely.