Skip to content

About PERC

All Areas of Focus

All Research

PERC Reports

The magazine of Free Market environmentalism

Volume 25, No.4, Winter 2007

Cover Image -


Seeing Spots

A jungle story   Conjure an image of hunting prowess in dark, steamy jungles and a jaguar might leap into mind. Ancient Mayans, in fact, celebrated him as a deity. Like all large predators, jaguars evoke fear, awe, and respect—sometimes simultaneously. While jungle stories and legends abound, and the magnificent creatures indeed inhabit lush, greenContinue reading "Green Burial: It’s Only Natural"

Read more

Transforming Pollution Into Profits

Every year, Thailand’s largest agroindustrial companies discharge approximately 175 million cubic meters (6.18 billion cubic feet) of water into open air lagoons, polluting stream, rivers, bays, and water tables. The discharge, a byproduct of the agroprocessing industry, contains agricultural pollutants such as manure, sewage sludge, and polluted wastewater. The wastewater also contains several greenhouse gases,Continue reading "Green Burial: It’s Only Natural"

Read more