Study: Green groups are relatively oblivious to economics

washingtonpostThe Washington Post blogged about a UT study that finds that nonprofit organizations aiming to protect biodiversity show little evidence of responding to economic signals, which could limit the effectiveness of future conservation efforts. “Probably most striking was the finding about personnel. ‘Biodiversity conservation nonprofits may preferentially protect personnel when economic conditions are poor…likely at the cost of program activities,'” wrote blogger Chris Mooney.