Overgrazing and overfishing are risks often associated with natural resources owned in common. Entrepreneurs who have attempted to solve such problems through voluntary associations have often run afoul of antitrust authorities for alleged “anti-competitive collusion”—charges that have scared off a wide range of private approaches to conservation.


Other Independent Review articles by Bruce Yandle
    Spring 2018   Who Is the Forgotten Man (and Woman) on the Fiscal Commons?
    Spring 2018   The Bureaucrat Kings
    Spring 2016   Stagnation by Regulation in America’s Kudzu Economy
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