The Endangered Species Act creates lots of work for lawyers and bureaucrats, but measured by the criteria it announces as the goal—recovering species—it hasn’t worked.
How hunters helped develop the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation and saved America’s wildlife from the “tragedy of the commons."
Terry Anderson, Shawn Regan
If legal trophy hunting is banned, what will happen to the protected land that is conserved by hunting profits?
In Game Trails magazine, Terry Anderson writes that banning hunting is not the answer to wildlife conservation, and the story of Galana Ranch sadly proves it.
Miguel Llanos of NBC News surveyed Terry Anderson and other experts who reflect a movement that's evolved since the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970.
While the Endangered Species Act has led to habitat destruction, private solutions give us reason to be hopeful. In South Africa's Wildlife Ranching magazine, Terry Anderson explains how Texan ranchers brought the scimitar-horned oryx back from the brink of extinction.
In the Wall Street Journal, Terry Anderson examines how landowners have managed wildlife habitat under the ESA and suggests heavy-handed enforcement has discouraged private conservation efforts.
When environmental groups buy ranchers' permits, there's no need for the feds to start rustling up trouble.
It is time to move beyond the Nixon approach to the environment. The past 40 years have shown how good political intentions — or, at least, political maneuvering — in the name of environmental protection can create perverse economic incentives to do the opposite.
In June of 2012, the world mourned the loss of the giant tortoise, Lonesome George. The 100-year-old tortoise lived in the Galapagos and was believed to be the last of his sub-species. George served as an ambassador for endangered species—especially in Ecuador where many groups are working to...