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Tragedy of the Commons

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To what does the "Tragedy of the Commons" refer?

A

Individual exploitation of shared resource leads to long term depletion for all

B

Debates between land use of farmers and merchants in 18th century England

C

Thomas Malthus' Principle of Population that the planet cannot sustain exponential human population growth

D

Recognition that developed nations are primarily responsible for increased levels of greenhouse gasses

E

Direct correlation with reduced resources and governmental conflict