Reforming the Endangered Species Act could give states greater freedom to experiment with novel ways to recover species.
If everyone’s a criminal, then enforcement will reflect nothing more than the arbitrary preferences of prosecutors.
Water markets, and not lawsuits, provide the best means of resolving conflicting demands to the Colorado River’s waters.
Holly Fretwell, Hannah Downey, Whitney Tilt
VIDEO: A look at the nature of public land recreation and how markets can enhance opportunities to protect open space.
The federal government should embrace state experimentation to protect the Utah prairie dog and other endangered species.
The biggest consequences of eroded trust fall on the environment itself.
A collaborative approach to the lesser prairie chicken shows how a wide variety of groups can come together to protect at-risk species.
Trophy hunting remains an effective way to create incentives to deter poaching.
Terry Anderson, Hannah Downey
Though it is perhaps an uncomfortable reality, trophy hunting can promote wildlife conservation.
Sticks can be effective at discouraging activity, but spurring action requires a carrot.