Endangered species protection can be made effective—and honest—only if we recognize eight truths ignored by the failing Endangered Species Act. Among them: letting nature take its course isn’t the best way to protect biodiversity; and property owners must be given an interest in protecting sensitive habitat.

Other Independent Review articles by Randy Simmons
    Fall 2015   Tapping Water Markets
    Winter 2011   Bootleggers, Baptists, and Political Entrepreneurs
    Winter 1999   The Endangered Species Act