Volume 24, No.1, Spring 2006

Features

Pigs stink. That fact of life is accepted by all of us who grew up on farms. So imagine the smells around a concentration of nearly 6,000 sows and tens of thousands of baby pigs.
Last year, I began investigating forestry outside the United States, seeking innovations. I found strikingly different approaches just north of the border, in Canada.
Are subsidies for ethanol somewhat different from other subsidies???in other words, not all that bad? In this free-flowing dialogue, free market environmentalists debate the issue.
Are subsidies for ethanol somewhat different from other subsidies???in other words, not all that bad? In this free-flowing dialogue, free market environmentalists debate the issue.
G. Tracy Mehan III
Somehow I had missed the fact that Chuck Leavell was keyboardist for the Allman Brothers Band and, since 1982, for the Rolling Stones. Nor did I know that he is a forester.

Columns

Terry Anderson
Environmental entrepreneurs should have a business plan just as any other entrepreneur, but for my business- school students this is a revelation.
Daniel Benjamin
Does a firm's pollution harm its reputation? You might think so, but recent research by Jonathan Karpoff, John Lott Jr., and Eric Wehrly argues otherwise.

Perspectives

Linda Platts
Deep in the heart of Texas one of America's leading technology firms is just putting the final touches on one of the nation's greenest buildings.
Linda Platts
A recent issue of Audubon magazine arrived with a somewhat unexpected message on the front: "Log Your Land." Needless to say, the article contained a few qualifiers rather than simply suggesting landowners dash into the woods with their chainsaws.
Linda Platts
Some of the finest restaurants in San Francisco are serving up delicious Northern California wines and vegetables that were produced with the help of scraps from their customers' plates.
Keep the Alternatives to Market-Based Hunting