Saving Birds With Economics

Saving Birds With Economics

By NPR

The Indicator from Planet Money

Thursday, 22 July

The Pacific Flyway, one of the major bird migration routes in North America, has lost over 90% of its original wetland habitat in California. Purchasing and restoring these lands would cost a lot of money. But one economist had an idea: What if we paid rice farmers to flood their fields?
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