Against Environmental Pessimism

Doomsday thinking about the environment has been popular for decades. A rational optimist lays out the many reasons we can be hopeful about the future of the planet.

About PERC

Founded in 1980 in Bozeman, Montana, PERC—the Property and Environment Research Center—is the home of free market environmentalism. Our research is dedicated to harnessing the power of markets and property rights to improve environmental quality.

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Public Lands

Wildlife

Wolves in Washington State

Non-lethal management approaches and expanded compensation plans can enhance wolf conservation and limit human-wildlife conflict.

Water

Private Lands

Hunters and Anglers

Fisheries