Bad for Species, Bad for People: What’s Wrong with the Endangered Species Act and How to Fix It

Policy Reports | Energy and Natural Resources

No. 303
Saturday, September 01, 2007
by Brian Seasholes

About the Author

Brian Seasholes is an expert on a wide variety of issues related to wildlife, land use and property rights, including efforts to create property rights to wildlife in Southern Africa, community-based conservation, co-management of wildlife between private and public entities, markets and wildlife, privatization of wildlife, private approaches to conservation in the United States and around the world, and the U.S. Endangered Species Act.

Mr. Seasholes's writings have appeared in the Christian Science Monitor , Houston Chronicle , Orange County Register , Chattanooga Free Press , Washington Times , and the Endangered Species Update .

Mr. Seasholes received his bachelor's degree, with honors, from Wesleyan University and his master's degree in geography from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He previously worked for the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C., and then, after receiving his Master's degree, took a few years off to care for his two young sons.


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