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The Green Crab Battle Continues

Research Underway for Use in Making Biodegradable Plastic From Shells   While the European green crab continues to top the invasive species most unwanted list, it could turn out to be useful on several fronts. Research is underway into the development of biodegradable plastic from the shell waste of crustaceans, including the invasive European green crab. Parks Canada has partnered with Dr. Audrey Moores, a McGill University chemistry professor, on the project. The partnership ...

Putting Green Crab on P.E.I’s Menu

Sophie St. Hilaire foresees a day where Prince Edward Islanders will do their part for the environment by sitting down to eat a big plate of green crabs. The cretin crustaceans are native to Europe and are an invasive species on this side of the Atlantic. They have been spreading throughout Atlantic Canada since the early 1990s. So why not eradicate them and have a full belly at the same time, reasons St. Hilaire, an associate professor at the Atlantic Veterinary College at the University ...