Contrary to common perceptions, many measures of environmental quality were already improving prior to the advent of federal environmental laws.
The sad truth is that direct regulations have not eliminated overfishing but instead increased fishing costs for fishermen risking their lives on the high seas. The good news is that there is a better way to manage our ocean fisheries.
Enviropreneur David MacMahon, founder of OceanBoy Shrimp Farms, is paving the way for a more environmentally conscientious shrimping industry.
Along with ecosystem services, wetlands bring mosquitoes.
With abundant rainfall, the southeastern United States has rarely experienced conflicts over the allocation of water. But that is changing. As population grows, the demand for water grows, and when periodic drought occurs, disputes can result.
Terry Anderson, Peter Hill
By Terry L. Anderson and Peter J. Hill