Islands by design

If you have always wanted your own island, it is now possible to order one to your specifications. A modest island, say 25 square feet, carries a reasonable price tag usually less than $600.

Golf course makeover

Just a few years ago golf courses were considered an environmental abomination, wasting precious water, spewing runoff contaminated with fertilizers and insecticides, and replacing wild meadows and woodlands with monotonous manicured landscapes to serve the country club set.

A chance to close the judicial takings loophole

This fall, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear Stop the Beach Renourishment v. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, a case that raises the question of when, if ever, a judicial decision constitutes a taking of private property.

Readers’ Forum

Is "nature deficit disorder" a pandemic or a farce? Share your thoughts about environmental education

Scary green monsters

Contemporary children are so drenched with eco-propaganda that it's almost a waste of resources. Like acid rain, but more persistent and corrosive, it dribbles down on them all day long.

“And then what?”

In the early days of the ivory trade ban in the 1980s, TIME magazine showed a picture of Kenyan government officials burning tons of ivory to demonstrate their commitment to the ban as a way of stopping elephant poaching.