Justin B. Richland
Will economic growth in the 21st century erode or augment tribal culture?
The Oglala Sioux aim to reclaim their landscape and culture heritage
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.
Paradoxically, economics has done more for nature than ecology has.
Assessing humans' role in nature and the reality of wilderness
Ideology and politics too often get in the way
G. Tracy Mehan III
The wilderness illusion and environmental realism
In this PERC Case Study, Sierra Crane-Murdoch explores the challenges facing a tribe atop the nation’s biggest oil play. While mineral owners off the reservation have earned thousands of dollars for each acre leased, most allottees within have earned only a few hundred.