Robert Nelson 06/23/2015
Is there room for innovation in national forest management? In PERC's latest report, Robert Nelson proposes "charter forests" as a new management approach.
Holly Fretwell, Shawn Regan 03/03/2015
Nearly half of the West is owned by the federal government. In this new report, PERC researchers find that the federal government loses money managing valuable natural resources on federal lands, while states generate financial returns.
Shawn Regan 02/18/2014
PERC's new Policy Perspective explains how the government keeps tribes from developing their natural resources.
Roger Meiners, Andrew Morriss 04/11/2012
In this PERC Policy Series, Roger E. Meiners and Andrew P. Morriss argue that Rachel Carson's red flag was raised too high.
Randal Rucker, Walter Thurman 01/14/2012
This policy series on Colony Collapse Disorder, a mysterious phenomenon affecting honey bees, shows how real people resolve environmental problems.
Laura Huggins 10/26/2011
The adoption of catch share fisheries system was adopted in a poor nation with a in Namibia's, an underdeveloped country in need of nutrition and commerce, shows that market-based reform is not a Western notion that conflicts with traditional values.
James Salzman 10/27/2010
Ecosystem services such as clean water from forests are free, but now their value is being recognized. Entrepreneurs are developing markets for these services and providing incentives for conservation.
Daniel Benjamin 07/20/2010
Most claims of environmental good from recycling are myths. Recycling often uses more resources than it saves.
Brandon Scarborough 04/01/2010
Water rights have evolved in recent years as parties express desires to sell, lease, or give water for environmental or recreational purposes.
In this policy series, Alison Berry continues her work on the quality of forests that result under different management schemes. She contrasts side-by-side forests in Montana. One is operated by the United States Forest Service under the watchful eye of Congress. The other is run by Indian tribes...