Fisheries around the world are poorly managed. As Jonathan Adler explains in the UCLA Journal of Environmental Law and Policy, property-based management can conserve fisheries and maintain their value for human consumption.
Wildlife is a publicly owned resource, yet the majority of wildlife habitat is privately owned. This article from the Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum examines the nature of the split wildlife estate and the potential to unify it with public-private partnerships.
Major environmental policy reform is long overdue. PERC's Jonathan Adler outlines the foundation of a conservative alternative to the conventional environmental paradigm.
Why is productive environmental governance so hard, and what might be learned from how corporate governance mechanisms address related problems? Dino Falaschetti's article addresses these questions, both in principle and in application to global fisheries.
Edited by Donald R. Leal and Vishwanie Maharaj
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.
Sometimes "little green lies" bend the truth and become the basis for government policies that harm the environment.
By Pierre Desrochers and Hiroko Simizu
Jonathan Adler Editor Also read Tracy Mehan's review in the Environmental Forum