Holly Fretwell, Shawn Regan
Nearly half of the West is owned by the federal government. In this new report, PERC researchers find that the federal government loses money managing valuable natural resources on federal lands, while states generate financial returns.
A new generation of environmental entrepreneurs is more interested in “finding the ways that work” than regulating for the sake of punishing. These enviropreneurs see market opportunities where others see environmental problems.
National park visitation is up — but so is population and the total number of parks. Putting the latest data into perspective.
Terry Anderson, Donald Leal
Packed with examples, rather than theory, Free Market Environmentalism for the Next Generation offers new chapters, new authors, and compelling new stories of environmental entrepreneurs at work.
As the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge debate heats up again, Shawn Regan, writing for Reason, looks at how The Aubudon Society has managed to earn mineral royalties while also protecting bird habitat.
Rancher and enviropreneur Jeff Lazslo forged partnerships with public and private funders to restore a huge wetland that now flourishes with fish, wildlife, and plants.
Conservation program pays farmers to create habitat on demand.
The federal government can help produce fish and wildlife habitat.
Maritime industry protects marine mammals.
Hunters and anglers help fund public land conservation. Should others pitch in?
H. Spencer Banzhaf
What the birth of free-market economics can teach us about today's natural resource policies.
Water markets reconnect the Colorado to the Pacific.
A new study says a little less might be better.
A "right to reef out" could encourage private investments in coastal restoration.
The economics behind America's shale revolution.