Island-Focused Mission: Environmental Policy and Law
Ed Towle has written a history of attempts to set up Territorial Parks in the US Virgin Islands, dating back to the 1940s. HISTORY OF PROTECTED AREA INITIATIVES.[PDF]
See Ed Towle's posting of Resource Conflicts at Red Hook: VESSUP BAY WATER QUALITY, 1970-1995, for a dramatic picture of how we proceed down the slippery slope from "unimpacted" to highly stressed local sites--even in the Foundation's own back yard.