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Arguing that american citizens should still flip to non-public marketers instead of the government to assure the safety and development of environmental caliber, the authors rfile quite a few examples of the way marketers have chuffed the turning out to be call for for environmental caliber. starting with old instances from the flip of the century, they remove darkness from some great benefits of entrepreneurial participation in flora and fauna renovation, aquatic habitat creation, and environmentally pleasant housing improvement. As executive budgets lessen and extra humans query the efficacy of presidency laws, Enviro-Capitalists bargains choices to standard pondering the surroundings. whereas the booklet doesn't declare that the non-public quarter grants strategies to all environmental difficulties, it bargains cutting edge rules that would domesticate and inspire environmental entrepreneurship.

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7. Interview with Scott Grunder, environmental staff biologist, Idaho Fish and Game Department, 29 June 1994. Page 19 8. , Boise, Idaho. 9. , Boise, Idaho. References Bonner, Raymond. 1993. At the Hand of Man: Peril and Hope for Africa's Wildlife. New York: Knopf. Bourland, Tom. 1986. Social Trends and Market Influences Affecting an Industrial Wildlife Program. Presentation at Game Bird Seminar, Albany, GA, sponsored by Tall Tirnbers Association, fall. International Paper's Wildlife Management and Public Recreation Programs.

Especially important was convincing state and federal wildlife officials that changing the law was a good idea because those officials were not generally enamored with marketing wildlife. This sales job was perhaps the biggest challenge faced by the Montana enviro-capitalists. Once the law was changed, they contracted with these same officials to share the profits for paddlefish research, a way to make the marketing of caviar a win-win solution for all. Building houses always requires capital, but raising that capital under normal circumstances was not a problem for Peter O'Neill because he had a good product.

2. For a discussion of this awakening to wildlife values, see Bourland (1986). 3. For details, see Killian (1991, 7879). 4. Telephone interview with Michael Carlson, President, Glendive Chamber of Commerce, 6 August 1992. 5. This is the same reason put forth for banning trade in other animal products such as ivory under the CITES treaty. 6. Letter from K. L. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 8 June 1990. 7. Interview with Scott Grunder, environmental staff biologist, Idaho Fish and Game Department, 29 June 1994.

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