If tax foreclosure could destroy innocent easement owners' property, conservation easements could be especially vulnerable.
Free market environmentalism treats the environment as an asset, rather than a liability, creating the incentives that make protection and restoration possible.
The Endangered Species Act creates lots of work for lawyers and bureaucrats, but measured by the criteria it announces as the goal—recovering species—it hasn’t worked.
Riverside riparian areas: public benefit vs. private burden
After an intense, months-long review of national monuments, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke delivered his report with recommendations to President Trump.
Insurance is not only useful for protecting property; it can also help protect vulnerable environmental assets.
Using the political process to force others to further your values at their expense isn’t virtue.
If the government takes the National Butterfly Center for the border wall, it will have to pay just compensation to the private owner.
Conservation easements are an increasingly important tool for protecting the environment.
No matter the intentions behind environmental regulation, it ultimately suffers the same shortcomings that other forms of government regulation do.