Species Recovery in the United States: Increasing the Effectiveness of the Endangered Species Act
In a new report released by the Ecological Society of America (ESA), 18 conservation researchers and practitioners, propose six broad strategies to raise the effectiveness of the Endangered Species Act.
Report by Daniel Evans, Judy Che-Castaldo, Deborah Crouse, Frank Davis, Rebecca Epanchin-Niell, Curtis Flather, R. Frohlich, Dale Goble, Ya-Wei Li, Timothy Male, Lawrence Master, Matthew Moskwik, Maile Neel, Barry Noon, Camille Parmesan, Mark Schwartz, J. Scott, and Byron Williams — Jan. 8, 2016View Report
RFF’s Year in Review and Looking Ahead
RFF Vice President for Research and Senior Fellow Molly Macauley prepared this overview for colleagues as we entered 2016, highlighting connections...
Working Paper — Apr 18, 2019
What is a Fish Out of Water? The Economics Behind the Joint Management of Water Resources and Aquatic Species in the United States
This paper reviews the economics literature on management problems involving linked water resources and aquatic species.
Journal Article — Mar 6, 2019
Optimal Investment to Enable Evolutionary Rescue
Even with eventual rescue, evolutionary time lags can cause the population size to temporarily fall below a threshold susceptible to extinction.