Volume 31, No.1, Winter 2013

From the Editor

Laura Huggins
The connection between the fields of economics and ecology

Features

G. Tracy Mehan III
The wilderness illusion and environmental realism
Ronald Bailey
Assessing humans' role in nature and the reality of wilderness
Matt Ridley
Paradoxically, economics has done more for nature than ecology has.
Daniel Botkin
Ideology and politics too often get in the way

Web Exclusives

Shawn Regan
That there are moose in Yellowstone today tells us something about nature and our role in it.

Columns

Terry Anderson
Step away from the blackboard
Daniel Benjamin
Fracking concerns
Reed Watson
Federal flood water intrudes on private property

Perspectives