Endangered Species Act

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

In an interview on the John Batchelor Show, Laura Huggins discusses an economic approach to endangered species protection based on positive incentives. It's time we listened to the great conservationist Aldo Leopold, who advocated a local approach to conservation in which private landowners conserve the public interest. Learn how Kent Carter and Hank Fischer, two enviropreneurs, are working to save species such as the California snail darter and the gray wolf through the use of property rights and markets.

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Time to Move Beyond ESA to Save Species and Economic Interests - Laura Huggins

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Can One Person Save an Endangered Species? - Learn Liberty, feat. Laura Huggins

Media Source: 
The John Batchelor Show
Huggins is a research fellow and former director of outreach with PERC as well as a research fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. Her association with PERC goes back several years, although she has recently embarked on a new venture as the manager of economic initiatives for the American Prairie Reserve. Huggins coauthored with...
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