This PERC Policy Series explores the underlying issues fueling grazing conflicts in the West, as well as what might be done to resolve them.
Rancher and enviropreneur Jeff Lazslo forged partnerships with public and private funders to restore a huge wetland that now flourishes with fish, wildlife, and plants.
Charlotte Huus-Henriksen, Danielle Nicholas
Enviropreneur Danielle Nicholas (Alumni 2013) is the owner and founder of Crazy Mountain Grass Fed Beef, LLC in Bozeman, Montana. She came to PERC with the aim to market grass fed beef as the sum of all its parts with the concept: "terroir of beef." In this video she introduces herself and her...
Are bees really vanishing? Watch as PERC's Wally Thurman busts the myth with John Stossel on the FOX Business Network. As Thurman explains, market forces have kept honey bees buzzing.
Agriculture as a stable, prosperous way of life is practically extinct. It doesn't need to be. We have the power within our consuming choices to make a remarkable difference.
Randy Rucker, Walter Thurman
This policy series on Colony Collapse Disorder, a mysterious phenomenon affecting honey bees, shows how real people resolve environmental problems.
Lea-Rachel Kosnik, Roger Meiners
"Restoring Harmony in the Klamath Basin" explains how this conflict developed and offers a solution—markets in water. Written by Roger Meiners and Lea-Rachel Kosnik, this paper persuasively argues that clarification of property rights to water is fundamental to ending the crisis.
J. Bishop Grewell
Agriculture has proven that it can feed the world. Ever-increasing yields and changing demographics have ensured the cultivation of sufficient food; only distribution remains an obstacle.