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The tragedy of the commons

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Created on 23 November 2017
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Is it possible that over-fishing, super germs, and global warming are all caused by the same thing? In 1968, a man named Garrett Hardin sat down to write an essay about overpopulation. Within it, he discovered a pattern of human behavior that explains some of history’s biggest problems. Nicholas Amendolare describes the tragedy of the commons. A lesson on valuing common good for the benefit of all of us.
Produced by: TED-Ed
Year: 2017
Language:  English
Region: Global
More Information: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-th...



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