Ideology and politics too often get in the way
G. Tracy Mehan III
The wilderness illusion and environmental realism
At a time when there’s a spotlight on America’s richest 1%, a look at the country’s 310 Indian reservations—where many of America’s poorest 1% live—can be more enlightening.
Robert J. Miller
The lack of economic development on reservations is a major factor in creating the extreme poverty, unemployment, and the accompanying social issues that Indian nations face.
Rugged, enchanting, and powerful coastlines surround New Zealand. The coastlines are powerful not just in wave energy but also as sources of cultural identity, commerce, and conflict.
John R. Bockstoce
The maritime fur trade of the Bering Strait was one aspect of the European expansion into the most remote regions of Asia and America. But as we have seen, it fit within a vast global exchange network.
Pens from old-growth forests preserve the forest as well as its history.
James G. Workman
A savvy new breed of capitalist is using incentives such as mitigation credits to protect critical habitat and earn profits.
Enviropreneur Brett Howell is developing a market for coral reef restoration off of Florida's coast.