Analyzing nature and economies as static systems distracts our attention from the dynamic forces in both.
In Game Trails magazine, Terry Anderson writes that banning hunting is not the answer to wildlife conservation, and the story of Galana Ranch sadly proves it.
Focusing on externalities distracts economists from understanding how bargaining can solve problems without government intervention.
Terry Anderson, Reed Watson
Montana's Stream Access Law has led to an erosion of property rights and reduced public benefits flowing from private lands. Isn’t it time to say enough is enough?
Private ownership is the key to good resource stewardship. As Terry Anderson explains, stream access laws undermine property rights and reduce landowners' incentives to provide habitat for fish and wildlife.
Tribes that can resist the temptation to extract wealth at the expense of future growth have the best hope of overcoming poverty and becoming truly sovereign.