Video: Saving Ocean Fisheries with Property Rights

Saving Ocean Fisheries with Property Rights is the first in a series of PERC videos that will document how free market environmentalism solves real-world conservation problems. Donald Leal, PERC's research director, and Mark Lundsten, a former boat captain on the Bering Sea, combine research and industry experience to describe what happens when open-access fishing is replaced with catch share management. The change has brought a stunning turn about in the lives, the incomes of fishermen, and in the health of depleted fisheries.

Click here to find out more about PERC's work on property rights in marine fisheries.