Reforming the Endangered Species Act could give states greater freedom to experiment with novel ways to recover species.
If everyone’s a criminal, then enforcement will reflect nothing more than the arbitrary preferences of prosecutors.
Water markets, and not lawsuits, provide the best means of resolving conflicting demands to the Colorado River’s waters.
The federal government should embrace state experimentation to protect the Utah prairie dog and other endangered species.
The biggest consequences of eroded trust fall on the environment itself.
Trophy hunting remains an effective way to create incentives to deter poaching.
Sticks can be effective at discouraging activity, but spurring action requires a carrot.
Tate Watkins, Jonathan Wood
If landowners have clear rights to rockweed, they'll have incentive to preserve it.
Relying on the government to protect ecologically sensitive areas puts those protection in jeopardy every election.