Accounting for dynamic nature requires revisiting the underpinnings of environmental law and management.
R. David Simpson
Does the ecosystem services paradigm mistakenly presume that the best way to conserve nature is to use it for its goods and services?
If decoupling trends continue, it is possible that human impacts on the environment will peak and decline this century, even as the global population approaches 10 billion
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.
Wendy Purnell, Todd Myers
Eco-fads are everywhere, so it is time to expose them.
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.