A proposed law forcing land owners to protect endangered species may actually hasten their demise. There are better ways of saving nature.
Conservation programs based on rewards rather than punishments have been widely tested and shown to work. In 1991, England established a Countryside Stewardship Scheme to conserve the landscape and to protect and extend wildlife habitats.
An overview of existing and proposed laws – provincial and federal – that can be used to protect endangered species and their habitat.