Matt Ridley 09/05/2013
The death this week of Ronald Coase, one of the world's most-cited economists, comes at a time when there is lively debate about the very issue he raised: why neither markets nor government are panaceas.
Mark Sherman 03/21/2012
Supreme Court gives private property owners the right to challenge EPA rulings that affect the use of their property.
Fred Pearce 02/16/2012
The long-held contention that rural forest communities are the prime culprits in tropical forest destruction is increasingly being discredited, as evidence mounts that the best way to protect rainforests is to involve local residents in sustainable management.
Private landowners with river and streams running through their property claim that stretch of water as their own, but rafters who float by claim the water belongs to the public.