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The tragedy of the commons -- minus the tragedy


November 26, 2018

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Sometimes, there is no "ragedy" in the tragedy of the commons, according to a new analysis that challenges a classic theory. In an analysis of eight case studies from around the world -- from foragers in Australia to mangrove fishers in Ecuador -- researchers found that people can successfully share and sustainably use resources, under certain conditions. Full Story

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