Contrary to common perceptions, many measures of environmental quality were already improving prior to the advent of federal environmental laws.
The sad truth is that direct regulations have not eliminated overfishing but instead increased fishing costs for fishermen risking their lives on the high seas. The good news is that there is a better way to manage our ocean fisheries.
Enviropreneur David MacMahon, founder of OceanBoy Shrimp Farms, is paving the way for a more environmentally conscientious shrimping industry.
Along with ecosystem services, wetlands bring mosquitoes.
R. David Simpson
What is the best way to preserve species-rich tropical habitats? During the past two decades, international conservation groups have attempted to save habitats by combining conservation with development.
Hunting and economics meet in South Africa.
J. Bishop Grewell
Beginning in 1996, the federal government started raising (and in some cases newly instituting) recreation fees on public lands and using them at the sites where they were collected. This Fee Demonstration Program, which is scheduled to end in 2004, has sparked a debate over ethical and practical...
With abundant rainfall, the southeastern United States has rarely experienced conflicts over the allocation of water. But that is changing. As population grows, the demand for water grows, and when periodic drought occurs, disputes can result.