Western tribes are energy rich but income poor. The lesson from past takings and from present battles to deprive tribes of their resource wealth is clear—it is time to reform tribal institutions in this post-colonial era.
Terry Anderson, Shawn Regan
A park franchise model could help create a new national park in the North Woods of Maine.
Environmentalists using the Endangered Species Act for political purposes find a new mascot.
Terry Anderson, Carson Bruno
Market mechanisms, largely already in existence in other sectors, can work to mitigate the real but rare risks associated with hydraulic fracturing while taking advantage of the process’ benefits.
"Tribal governments deserve sovereign authority of their lands." Terry Anderson testifies before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights for a briefing on "Quiet Crisis: Federal Funding and Unmet Needs In Indian Country."
In light of the Malheur standoff, the New York Times asked six contributors "should the government still own so much land in the West, and should its control over that land be reduced?"
Analyzing nature and economies as static systems distracts our attention from the dynamic forces in both.
We follow the lead of Aldo Leopold by reinforcing a land ethic that rewards landowners who engage in private conservation.
Every time hunting is banned, we end up with fewer animals. From lions and bison, to marine fisheries, John Stossel interviews Terry Anderson about property rights approaches to species conservation.