Undercurrent News: Norwegian firm begins harvesting sea urchin pest in Australia

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Infestations of long-spined sea urchins in Australia's east coast are being dealt with by a firm aiming to turn them into a lucrative industry.

Norwegian firm Urchinomics is harvesting the urchins in order to fatten them up for two-three months until their roe — a delicacy, particularly in Asia — is ripe for eating, reports The Australian

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