Private conservation is not a new idea. Over the years, work by private entities has grown to face new environmental problems, but it is clear the ideas had taken root many years ago.
In light of the Malheur standoff, the New York Times asked six contributors "should the government still own so much land in the West, and should its control over that land be reduced?"
Multiple organizational forms shape range management today, and through a comparison of state, private, and federal lands in the US, this essay helps explain why trust land agencies are not more market-oriented stewards of the land and resources.
Federal control of grazing lands means that land-use debates are political. This essay explores ways to resolve competing demands through negotiation rather than conflict.
The mainstream environmental movement often questions the value of property rights and environmental protection, but they actually go hand in hand.
Analyzing nature and economies as static systems distracts our attention from the dynamic forces in both.
New paper in the Journal of Law, Economics & Policy explores the linkages between ecology and economics through the lens of Austrian economics.
October 28 is Sustainability Day, but what does sustainability really mean?
What changes are needed to help make California’s water supplies more sustainable over the long term and better able to respond to periods of drought? Reed Watson joined a panel of experts offering policy recommendations in The Environmental Forum.