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Apr

Does environmental protection help or hurt the poor?When pristine natural areas are turned into nature reserves, what happens to the communities that surround them?

Does environmental protection help or hurt the poor?
When pristine natural areas are turned into nature reserves, what happens to the communities that surround them?

24

Apr

Is the tourism industry helping great apes?
In a controversial new book, primatologist Craig Stanford reveals the economics of conservation.

Is the tourism industry helping great apes?

In a controversial new book, primatologist Craig Stanford reveals the economics of conservation.

26

Feb


Crude oil prices have dropped, so why is gasoline still so expensive? 



Consumers are paying an average of $3.78 per gallon, which is some kind of record for this time of year. If there’s plenty of product on the market, and oil futures can go into a big sell-off, gas prices should be falling. Here’s some likely reasons they aren’t.             
Consumers are paying an average of $3.78 per gallon, which is some kind of record for this time of year. If there’s plenty of product on the market, and oil futures can go into a big sell-off, gas prices should be falling. Here’s some likely reasons they aren’t.             

29

Feb

5 reasons gas prices riseForget the political bluster on gas pump pain. Prices go up for complicated factors that don’t fit neatly on a bumper sticker. And presidents can’t wave their magic wands and bring back $2.50 a gallon.

5 reasons gas prices rise
Forget the political bluster on gas pump pain. Prices go up for complicated factors that don’t fit neatly on a bumper sticker. And presidents can’t wave their magic wands and bring back $2.50 a gallon.