Trampling the property rights of beachfront landowners in the name of public access is no way to encourage beach conservation.
Todd Graham, Jeremy Gingerich
The Park Service wants another large buffalo herd in the Great Plains, which would advance the Department of the Interior’s Bison Conservation Initiative. In what may be a huge opportunity for the Oglala Sioux, a Tribal National Park is emerging in South Dakota—the first of its kind.
With less than a foot of rainfall each year, the Mojave Desert is not an obvious place to look for water. Reed Watson explores an innovative proposal to pump groundwater from the Mojave and move it to nearby Southern California municipalities.
In this case study, Reed Watson explores what the Scott River Water Trust is, how it works, and why others should be taking notice.
The Endangered Species Act is expensive and ineffective in its reactive approach to conservation. Laura Huggins explores an alternative system of incentives for environmental stewardship prior to regulatory listing.
Park agencies are partnering with private companies to keep parks open, well maintained, and generate a return for taxpayers.
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.