Utah Buddhists Saving Brine Shrimp Back Into Lake

October 6, 2010

Author: Kristen Moulton

Source: The Oklahoman/The Salt Lake Tribune


In Asia, Buddhists free caged birds to engender good karma.


In the North Atlantic, they release live lobsters that otherwise would end up on America's dinner tables.


But Buddhists in Utah have a truly novel way, they believe, to benefit billions and billions of sentient creatures. They have been releasing brine shrimp eggs back into the Great Salt Lake.