Given the increasing human population that has been projected to number 9 billion by 2050, scientists are always looking out for new potential sources of food. One particular ingredient caught their eye: honey bee brood or the larvae and pupae of drones.
Researchers have noted that the removal of some dams has helped songbirds and other wildlife rebound faster than expected.
Beavers help other wildlife by replenishing dead wood, a vital food and shelter resource.
People are advised to eat increased amounts of seafood, bur almost half of it is wasted each year. Since overfishing, pollution and climate change are already impacting fish populations, scientists are examining ways to reduce waste in order to sustain future demands.
In a world where ocean fish are being heavily depleted due to overharvesting and we have to worry about global food shortages, it's hard to believe that freshwater fish, a food source possibly a bit closer to home, are being overlooked as a possible solution.