Terry Anderson, Donald Leal
Packed with examples, rather than theory, Free Market Environmentalism for the Next Generation offers new chapters, new authors, and compelling new stories of environmental entrepreneurs at work.
US Congress passes legislation opposing catch share fisheries one of the most promising management schemes for protecting fisheries and marine habitat
Despite oil spills, hurricanes and a long history of misguided federal rules, Texas’ commercial fishermen are doing better than ever thanks to new management based on free-market principles and local control.
Edited by Donald R. Leal and Vishwanie Maharaj
Providence JournalJanuary 9, 2006 By Donald R. Leal
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.
Last week, the Pacific Fisheries Management Council announced it will prohibit fishing in major sectors of the groundfish fishery along the Pacific Coast. Donald Leal explains how individual fishing quotas (IFQs) can solve the overfishing dilemma.