Opportunities exist to develop conservation reserve networks in the western US that account for landscape connectivity and that benefit both private landowners and biodiversity conservation efforts through land trades and acquisitions.
This paper provides a fishery-wide accounting of returns to these diverse stakeholder groups at the vessel level.
Wildfire prevention and suppression could be bolstered by improved access to public lands.
Abstract Environmental markets are widely prescribed as an alternative to open access regimes for natural resources. We develop a model of dynamic groundwater extraction to…
An analysis of the frequency of trading and the causes of price dispersion for short-term water leases in the Edwards Aquifer in Texas.
Allowing such “nonuse rights” to public natural resources would enable markets to advance environmental goals, leading to more stable and less contentious outcomes.
Critical habitat designations can penalize landowners for conserving habitat features, thereby disincentivizing habitat maintenance and restoration.
Future conservation efforts are likely to be more successful if they respect cultural norms and rely on incentives rather than punishment.
How national park visitors in the United States could help address the need for wildlife conservation efforts beyond park boundaries, using a case study of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.