Terry Anderson 10/21/2014
In the Wall Street Journal, Terry Anderson examines how landowners have managed wildlife habitat under the ESA and suggests heavy-handed enforcement has discouraged private conservation efforts.
Shawn Regan 04/22/2014
When environmental groups buy ranchers' permits, there's no need for the feds to start rustling up trouble.
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Terry Anderson 01/01/2012
Protecting the Aberdares ecosystem required keeping the local people from poaching the wildlife, grazing it with livestock, and cutting the indigenous trees for firewood.
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.
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...
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.
Holly Fretwell 02/16/2011
To protect the bison in Yellowstoe from slaughter when they leave the park seeking winter forage, some private environmental group with an entrepreneurial plan should reward landovers who providing grazing room.