Coral Reef Restoration is the first in a new series of PERC videos highlighting how free market environmentalism is working to solve real-world conservation problems. PERC Enviropreneur Institute alum Brett Howell is developing a market for coral reef restoration off Florida’s coast. If the reefs rebound and new coral grows, they will not only improve the habitat for marine animals but also improve business prospects for dive shops, fishing boats, and ocean side hotels and restaurants.
How the strength of property rights to individual extractive firms affects a regulator’s choice over exploitation rates for a natural resource
Economists Steve Miller and Robert Deacon examine the management of bycatch in the U.S. West Coast groundfish fishery.