Vast Setbacks for Everglades Restoration

Something big just happened in Florida, and because of the seemingly complicated and bureaucratic nature of the Everglades restoration, many South Floridians may not know exactly what is at stake. This past week, the Army Corps of Engineers refused to get behind the Central Everglades Planning Project’s request for federal funds from Congress. The ComprehensiveContinue reading “Vast Setbacks for Everglades Restoration”

Contingent choice valuation of Florida’s coastal ecosystems

What would the impact be of contingent choice valuation studies on environmental decision-making in Florida? Florida is no stranger to controversial environmental disasters making the news. Take this summer’s Indian River Lagoon fiasco for example. Maybe it is time for Florida’s elected leaders to commission a quantitative, economic analysis of the value that the publicContinue reading “Contingent choice valuation of Florida’s coastal ecosystems”