The possibility that we may soon be able to resurrect extinct species would allow us to hedge against the risk of extinction.
For three years, Utah has worked with property owners to protect prairie dogs. But a decision from the Tenth Circuit threatens to get rid of that conservation program and replace it with more conflict.
In congressional testimony, I explain how the Endangered Species Act’s consultation process delays infrastructure upgrades and can harm species.
DOJ’s resistance to environmental groups’ effort to radically expand overcriminalization under the Endangered Species Act shows the long-term impacts of earlier, successful challenges to overcriminalization.
An Endangered Species Act regulation undermines incentives to conserve and recover species, while also harming property owners and the economy.
The Endangered Species Act is popular, despite an abysmal recovery rate, because of survey bias, voter ignorance, and poor debate.
The Constitution does not permit the federal government to impose affirmative duties on states to regulate, not even to protect endangered species.