Shawn Regan 03/08/2013
As America’s energy production reaches record levels, it's time for a new system of public land management that promotes cooperation instead of conflict.
Andrew Morriss 01/14/2013
For more than two decades, special interests have persuaded Congress to mandate Americans buy ethanol whether they want to or not. As a result, 40 percent of the U.S. corn crop is now used for ethanol rather than food.
Shawn Regan 10/30/2012
By Shawn Regan | That there are moose in Yellowstone today tells us something about nature and our role in it.
Roger Meiners, Pierre Desrochers, Andrew Morriss 09/16/2012
Widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement when published 50 years ago, Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring had a profound impact on our society. As an iconic work, the book has often been shielded from critical inquiry, but this landmark anniversary provides an excellent...
Roger Meiners, Andrew Morriss 04/11/2012
Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring" was a powerful book that presented an emotional argument against chemical pesticides that had already saved million of lives.
Shawn Regan 03/01/2012
Pens from old-growth forests preserve the forest as well as its history.
Shawn Regan 07/29/2011
Why are ranchers and mineral companies allowed to bid on federal land leases, but the public cannot? If environmentalists could lease the land they want to conserve, taxpayers might see a higher return and also avoid some bitter disputes.
Terry Anderson, Shawn Regan 06/06/2011
When people who live near wild elephants understand how they can benefit economically, they have an incentive to protect the wildlife.
Dominic Parker, Shawn Regan, Walter Thurman 06/03/2011
PERC scholars compare the Conservation and Wetland Reserves, both federal programs, with two private land trusts,The Nature Conservancy and the Land Trust Alliance,to determine their influence on each other.
Andrew Morriss 04/07/2011
By Andrew P. Morriss TUSCALOOSA, Ala. --- Despite the disaster at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power complex, eliminating the technology that provides 21 percent of the United States' electricity and 14 percent of electricity worldwide would be dangerous and unrealistic.