Capturing the economic value of wildlife—for the benefit of wildlife.
Enviropreneurship and land conservation.
by Michael H. Higuera
America is about to rediscover her national parks. To great fanfare, Ken Burns’ epic documentary, "The National Parks: America’s Best Idea," premieres on PBS this fall.
You've heard of Freakonomics — but what about Bisonomics? With their future now in the hands of eco-ranchers and market-minded preserves, the outlook for bison is promising, says Brian Yablonski.
Quail hunting by wealthy landowners has had remarkable environmental benefits in northern Florida.
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.
The Valles Caldera National Preserve experiment includes a self-sustaining federal mandate. Time will tell if the public land managers can behave like free market environmentalists.