Enviropreneurship and land conservation.
by Michael H. Higuera
As overfishing depletes marine resources and reduces incomes for fishermen, a new approach giving fishermen a share in their fishery is soving by an environmental and economic problem. Catch-share management with a strong local leader in charge is winning converts around the world.
One fellow at PERC's 2011 Enviropreneur Institute explored ways to create incentives for oil companies to work with conservation organizations like TNC to plan their projects to avoid sensitive areas and minimize impacts.