At long last, new technology opens the possibility of property rights in whales -- but international whaling regulators prefer "no whaling" over conservation.
Chapter 6 from The Technology of Property RightsBy Gregory B. Christainsen and Brian C. Gothberg
By Gregory B. Christainsen and Brian C. Gothberg ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION: A MASSIVE LOSS OF FREEDOM
The West African nation of Liberia has partnered with the European Union in a unique attempt to protect its remaining forests by barcoding every harvestable tree.
The long-held contention that rural forest communities are the prime culprits in tropical forest destruction is increasingly being discredited, as evidence mounts that the best way to protect rainforests is to involve local residents in sustainable management.