Last week, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it had settled a lawsuit brought by 20 states against … More
Charleston, South Carolina is particularly vulnerable to the impacts of sea level rise due to climate change. A low lying … More
This week, briefing began in WildEarth Guardians v. U.S. Department of Justice, a case of critical importance to anyone concerned about … More
Last week, the Supreme Court heard argument in the case challenging the WOTUS rule—the controversial rule defining the scope of … More
Not paying your taxes should and does have serious consequences. Governments, and most people, have little sympathy for tax delinquents. … More
In Naperville, a suburb of Chicago, local activists succeeded in stopping the development of a mixed-use (residential & commercial) development … More
Conservation easements are an increasingly important tool for protecting the environment. Roughly 24 million acres in the United States are … More
Rhinos have been hunted to the verge of extinction because of their valuable horns. Most governments have responded, as they … More
Designating uninhabitable private land as “critical habitat” discourages private conservation with no compensating benefit for species.
Concerns about the sustainability of Maine rockweed have an easy solution: property rights. If landowners also own these plants, they will be able to express their environmental values by conserving it and have an incentive to prevent overharvesting.