Linda Platts 11/03/2011
Micro finance offering loans to green business start-ups
Given property rights to the wild animals that often damage their crops or even kill them, Namibian farmers now are profiting from tourism and hunting, while poaching has virtually disappeared.
Terry Anderson, Shawn Regan 06/06/2011
When people who live near wild elephants understand how they can benefit economically, they have an incentive to protect the wildlife.
Dominic Parker, Shawn Regan, Walter Thurman 06/03/2011
PERC scholars compare the Conservation and Wetland Reserves, both federal programs, with two private land trusts,The Nature Conservancy and the Land Trust Alliance,to determine their influence on each other.
Richard Conniff 05/12/2011
In Namibia the people own the wildlife. Their system of community-based conservation has providedincome to local people and sharply increased key wildlife populations.
Laura Huggins 04/22/2011
Green activism is often a threat to the very environment that activists are trying to save.
Steven F. Hayward 04/20/2011
By Steve Hayward
Seth Zuckerman 02/24/2011
Productive farm land near large urban centers is being protected as conservation easements include farming as a stipulation of the tax-reducing easements.