October 16, 2012 — Frits Ahlefeldt
The real Tragedy of the Commons? illustration
Wondering if the real tragedy of The Commons is that the less there is of something, the more it’s 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
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
Not bad mr. Ahlefeldt;-)