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Biocultural Heritage: The Foundation of a Sustainable Economy

Want healthy ecosystems and healthy economies? You’d better think about conserving biocultural heritage.


Do We Have the Courage to Bring the 800-lb Gorilla out of the Corner?

Jimmy fox suggests three steps necessary to shrink our ecological footprint to fit within Earth’s biocapacity.


Climate Change: The Wrong Top Priority for Environmentalists and Conservation Professionals

Five reasons why economic growth should be the rallying point for environmentalists and conservationists.


The Lurking Inconsistency

Herman Daly suggests that changing the economy will require more than new policies; it’ll require a substantial change in worldview.


Economics as “Unusual” in Australian Politics

Senator Christine Milne drops some seeds of hope in the barren fields of the Australian political landscape.


Selecting “Surrogate Species” for Conservation: How About an 800-Pounder?

Brian Czech offers sound advice for conservation professionals and everyone else concerned with protecting wildlife and ecosystems.


Environmental Heroes Can Inspire Economic Reformers

Brent Blackwelder looks to this year’s Goldman Environmental Prize winners for inspiration in the fight for a sustainable and fair economy.


The Fallacy of the Tragedy of the Commons

Garrett Hardin seems to have made the some incorrect assumptions about human behavior — assumptions familiar to students of economics.


Could Obama Be the First Steady-State President?

Obama probably understands the impossibility of infinite growth on a finite planet — he just needs the mandate to do something about it.