The truth revealed: Environmental bluffs miss big picture
Todd Ben-Dor, a 2010 PERC Lone Mountain Fellow, examines the U.S. ecosystems services market that requires environmental restoration to offset aquatic resource damages. As the need for mitigation banking increases, he has studied forces affecting this growing market.
Sometimes "little green lies" bend the truth and become the basis for government policies that harm the environment.
Desertification is occurring in almost 30 percent of China and salinization affects 10 percent of the nation.