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What is Reasonable?: The Consideration of Economic Effects in Reasonable and Prudent Alternatives Under the Endangered Species Act

Gillian Schroff Gillian Schroff is a 3L at Lewis and Clark Law School, where he is Form & Style Editor for Environmental Law. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. I. Introduction Although only a few inches in size, the delta smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus) has become a topic of intense debate in water-scarce

Nov 16, 2015

A Leading Cause of Everything: One Industry That Is Destroying Our Planet and Our Ability to Thrive on It

Christopher Hyner Christopher Hyner is a 3L at Georgetown University Law Center, where he is a Managing Editor for the Georgetown Environmental Law Review. This post is part of the Environmental Law Review Syndicate. Click here to see the original post and leave a comment. Climate change. Ocean dead zones. Fisheries depletion. Species extinction. Deforestation. World hunger. Food safety. Heart disease. Obesity.

Enhancing biodiversity on working agricultural lands through environmental mitigation and offsets: Opportunities in Australia and the United States

Matthew Roach* [ Click Here to Comment ][ Download PDF ] Australian agencies have extensive experience managing working agricultural lands to enhance biodiversity. State and Commonwealth agencies are increasingly using environmental offsets as a tool to manage the impacts of development. However, working agricultural lands are generally not considered a source of potential environmental offsets,

Will the Wilderness Act Be Diluted in Drakes Estero?

Nell Green Nylen, Elisabeth Long, Mary Loum, Heather Welles, Dan Carlin, Brynn Cook, and Sage Adams* [ Click Here to Comment ][ download PDF ] <<< See Update 1, November 29, 2012, Below >>> <<< See Update 2, December 10, 2012, Below >>> Introduction and Background Drakes Bay Oyster Company (DBOC)[1] runs a commercial shellfish