illustration of the Tragedy of the Commons

Wondering if  the real tragedy of The Commons is that the less there is of something, the more it’s worth.

illustration of the Tragedy of the Commons

The less there is of something, the more it is worth

Read more about the Tragedy of the Commons on Wikipedia here.

Illustration keywords: poaching, Ecology, Economics, Supply and Demand, Nature management, ecologist Garrett Hardin, social dilemma, resources, biodiversity, Public Domain, ownership, investments, money, ivory trade, Threatened species

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  1. Hello,

    George Monbiot recently hypothesized a connection between the enclosure of common land in England and the poet John Clare’s mental state, in a Guardian article. It might interest you. Here is the link: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/jul/09/john-clare-poetry

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  2. Not bad mr. Ahlefeldt;-)

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About Frits Ahlefeldt

Researching, writing & sketching up thoughts and ideas for a sustainable future, trails, places and technology on http://fritsAhlefeldt.com

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