Terry Anderson, Carson Bruno
According to scientific research, the environmental costs are real but rare.
Jonathan Adler, Nathaniel Stewart
Ending the tragedy of the oceans: How property rights can save the world's fisheries.
With central planners promising such extraordinary economic returns from regulation, what could possibly go wrong?
Imagine if the government were responsible for looking after your best interests. How well would this work? Just ask Native Americans.
Many environmental problems are exaggerated. The threats facing marine fisheries, however, are quite real. There is a growing consensus among fishery experts that greater reliance on private-property rights can prevent overfishing and ensure sustainability.
In the West, nearly half the land is owned and controlled by the federal government, compared with only 4 percent in the East. Holly Fretwell explains why that difference affects the ability of western states to determine their own destiny.
The Farm Bill will make it more difficult for Asian catfish to enter the U.S. market. But critics say it’s a trade barrier in disguise.
Citizens in the West have little say on how most of their land is managed. Some western states are beginning to fight for custody.
Terry Anderson, Reed Watson
Montana's Stream Access Law has led to an erosion of property rights and reduced public benefits flowing from private lands. Isn’t it time to say enough is enough?