The link between natural resources, institutions, and economic prosperity is nowhere more apparent than on American Indian reservations
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When the wildfires that are burning millions of acres in the West are finally smothered by winter snows, environmentalists undoubtedly will blame climate change. They might look in the mirror instead.
By Andrew C. Revkin5:02 p.m. | Updated below |
Each year, at least fifty national forests managed by the Forest Service lose money on their timber sale programs. To some critics, these programs represent an environmental travesty and a classic example of corporate welfare.
Holly Fretwell, Terry Anderson
A SummaryPrivate land trusts are proliferating around the nation as ways of preserving environmental values. So why not a federal land trust to manage the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah?