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What is the tragedy of the commons?

Creator
Nicholas Amendolare, TED Ed
Location (URL)
https://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-the-tragedy-of-the-commons-nicholas-amendolare
Description

Five-minute animated video explaining the Tragedy of the Commons and applying it to situations including pollution and water usage. The lesson comes with a short self-test quiz and some links to related resources.

Resource types
Year
2017