The impact of bee colony collapse on American agriculture
Given property rights to the wild animals that often damage their crops or even kill them, Namibian farmers now are profiting from tourism and hunting, while poaching has virtually disappeared.
Michael `t Sas-Rolfes 08/19/2011
African white rhinos have been saved from extinctionby private owners who used property rights and market incentives to restore the South African population of 20 in 1900 to more than 20,000 today.
Holly Fretwell 08/01/2011
Jeff Laszlo knew that to keep the family ranch, he needed to chnage his operations. By recognizing the environmental assets on his ranch and forging partnerships with public and private funders he restored a huge wetland that now flourishes with fish, wilflife and plants. By investing in...
Michael `t Sas-Rolfes 06/17/2011
Conservation of animals like rhinos and elephants may eventually be conducted most successfully by markets where these animals have monetary value rather than just emotional value. It may sound cold, but it could well keep them from becoming extinct
James G. Workman 06/09/2011
Could the political conflict over wolf recovery efforts be resolved via economics? Let the bidding begin.
Kenya might make 20 times more money from the Masai Mara Game Reserve, which is just a sixth of Tanzania's Serengeti, but this, reports Special Correspondent WYCLIFFE MUGA, comes at a huge environmental cost . By Wycliffe Muga PERC Media Fellow
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.
Richard Conniff 05/12/2011
In Namibia the people own the wildlife. Their system of community-based conservation has providedincome to local people and sharply increased key wildlife populations.